Logs buyers in China have been getting used to purchase the logs directly from exporters, avoiding sawmills in the US. Thus, not only are log exporters getting better quality material, they are purchasing them at well above average market prices, Woodworking Network reported. Gerald Storey of Storey Sawmill & Lumber Co. based in Troy, Tennessee, US, said that many sawmills in the area experience the same situation, which has begun a few years ago and strengthened in the last period. “The Chinese are subsidising their companies to the extent that U.S ...
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