North America

U.S. removes Chinese furniture from planned 10% tariffs

    The Trump administration is sparing some Chinese-made household furniture  from its next rounds of 10 [...]

British Columbia’s softwood lumber shipments to US down by 25%

The value of B.C. softwood shipments into the United States has plunged 25 per cent as American duties and [...]

Conifex forecasts further reduction in lumber shipments

Conifex Timber Inc. reported results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2019.    The company incurred [...]

Hardwood industry in US seeks opportunities in the India

The market for American hardwoods in India is on its way to fulfil its true potential over the course of [...]

Conifex to indefinitely curtail its El Dorado sawmill

  Conifex Timber Inc. announced that it is indefinitely curtailing operations at its El Dorado sawmill.   The curtailment is [...]

Lumber production in North America drops, while Canadian output goes 10% down

    U.S. sawmills produced 14.647 billion board ft. (bbf) of softwood lumber in the first [...]

European countries to benefit from US-China trade war

The additional tariffs on US imports from China threatened by US President Donald Trump would damage China, while giving the [...]

Jim Pattinson makes offer to take over Canfor

Jim Pattison's Great Pacific Capital Corp. has made an offer to buy the rest of Canfor Corp. it does [...]

US to set duties of up to 230% to Chinese wooden cabinets imports

    The U.S. Commerce Department said this month it has made a preliminary determination that wooden [...]

US antidumping duties to rise significantly for Chinese wood flooring imports

    The antidumping rates for Chinese engineered wood flooring imports have increased significantly for nearly all Chinese [...]