Keyword: Canada

Is China going to ban imports of Canadian timber?

On June 16, China announced that pests were found in logs imported from Canada. This news triggered concerns in the [...]

Coronavirus pandemic to worsen Canadian forest industry’s situation in 2020

Under the challenge of US timber tariffs, the new coronavirus pandemic will undoubtedly worsen the Canadian forestry industry's situation [...]

Canadian lumber giants’ shares see spectacular rise

   Canadian lumber producers' shares soar on strong demand, prices, fueled by better-than-expected US housing market indicators [...]

NAFTA rules in favour of US in softwood lumber dispute with Canada

    On Friday, May 22, the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) ruled in favour of the [...]

45 mill curtailments in BC due to COVID-19

B.C.’s Forests Minister says almost two dozen mills in the province have had to curtail or shut down [...]

Lumber companies in US object to Canadian lumber industry aid programs

    The U.S. Lumber Coalition has expressed concern over recent announced and implied aid programs across [...]

Almost 40 sawmills forced to close in Canada

    The Forest Products Association of Canada says the demand for toilet paper has skyrocketed — increasing by [...]

Canadian forest products industry allowed to operate in corona crisis

With the country settling into the reality of social distancing and non-essential business closures for the next few weeks [...]

N. American wood industry giants announce more production curtailments

Wood business companies in North America are responding to the threats of the coronavirus pandemic. Here is a tracking of [...]

U.S. softwood lumber production rising in 2019; Canadian output down sharply

U.S. sawmills in 2019 produced 35.319 billion board ft. (bbf) of softwood lumber in 2019, up 1.2 [...]