The US has imported 67% more softwood lumber from the European Union countries in 2017, as compared to 2016, as the Canadian softwood imports were pushed down by the countervailing duties. The imports amounted to 2,792,605 m3 during the mentioned period, with the Netherlands being the top exporter (1,484,486 m3, up by 32%). Germany exported 247% more softwood lumber to the US, reaching a volume of 627,143 m3, while Sweden sent 55% more shipments, to 354,159 m3. Thus, as the Canadian companies, which used to send ...
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