The Australian timber and construction industry fears more risk to its lumber supply chain if the government imposes sanctions on Russian imports. According to the Australian Financial Review, while Russia only accounts for a small proportion of Australia’s lumber imports – industry figures put the total last year at $80 million or just under 3% of the total – it accounts for more than one-fifth of the country’s imports of laminated veneer lumber (LVL), composite material used for structural components such as lintels, I-Joists used in floors, and the formply used for the moulds ...
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