Keyword: trade

How will the Trump administration handle the lumber dispute?

The new trade agenda of the Trump administration will cause great concern for British Columbia, as the province is supported [...]

US lumber prices might increase if a softwood lumber agreement is not reached

Wednesday, 12th of October, left Canada and the United States without a replacement for the expired Softwood Lumber Agreement.  [...]

Canada and the US continue negotiations, though standstill period expired

Michael Froman, United States Trade Representative, and Chrystia Freeland, Canada’s Minister of International Trade, issued on the 12th of [...]
October 13, 2016 Daily News / Lumber / Global / North America

Brazil: Wood product trade surplus grows in first half of 2016

Wood product trade surplus grows in first half of 2016 Brazil’s wood product trade surplus totalled US$3.3 [...]

Canada’s trade minister blames US protectionism for lumber dispute

A growing protectionist feeling in the US might cause an escalation of the trade dispute between Canada and the US [...]
September 6, 2016 Daily News / Lumber / Global / North America

Canada and the US still far from reaching new lumber trade deal

Canada’s chief negotiator, Martin Moen, claims that there are several key issues that still keep the US and Canada [...]
August 19, 2016 Daily News / Lumber / Global / North America

China and EU working together to combat illegal timber trade

The EU and China established a Bilateral Coordination Mechanism (BCM) on Forest Law Enforcement and Governance (FLEG) in 2009, following [...]
August 10, 2016 Daily News / Forestry / China / Europe / Global

BVRio to use Ethereum against illegal timber trade

BVRio together with ConsenSys have recently formed a partnership to use Regis, an application running on top of Ethereum as [...]
August 1, 2016 Daily News / Forestry / Global / South America

UK timber and panel imports show strong 2016 start

UK's timber and panels trade have started strong in 2016, as shown in the latest Statistical Bulletin published by [...]

China: Forest products trade reaches US$140 billion in 2015, down 1% yoy

According to China Customs the total value of China’s forest products trade in 2015 was US$140 billion, a [...]