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China to extend tariff exclusions on imported hardwood lumber and logs from the United States

China will extend tariff exemptions on 65 imported products from the United States. Hardwood lumber and logs made the list [...]

China to reduce tariffs on certain wood products

China’s Custom Tariff Commission of the State Council has reduced tariffs on certain forestry products imported into the country [...]

Vietnam’s wood products temporarily free from US tariffs

There has been no punitive tariff on Vietnamese wood product export to the US after the US Trade Representative (USTR [...]

Vietnam to tighten timber laws to avoid US tariff threats

Vietnam’s wood industry, under investigation by the U.S. Trade Representative for allegedly importing illegally harvested or traded timber [...]

U.S. hardwood sector faces multiple issues from trade wars to changing consumption patterns

The biggest issue the hardwood industry faces is loss in domestic consumption. International hardwood export, Michael Snow, comments on key [...]

Implications of UK post-Brexit Tariff Schedule on wood products

From 1st January the UK will implement a new “Global Tariff” regime which closely mirrors the existing EU tariff regime [...]

More cuts to lumber tariffs needed, says NAHB

Following recent Commerce Department cuts to tariffs on Canadian lumber imports from 20% to 9%, the National Association of Home [...]

UK to apply tariffs for imported wood and wood products

From 1 January 2021, the UK will apply a UK-specific tariff to imported goods. The UK Global Tariff (UKGT [...]

Log export tariffs in Russia’s Far East could be reduced by 50%

Recently, the Ministry of Development of the Russian Far East and the Arctic told the media that the Ministry of [...]