In Eastern Canada, growing lumber production has created ample supplies of residual chips while demand for wood fiber has stagnated. This imbalance, building over the past 18 months, finally resulted in significant price declines when the annual price ... [more...]
. For both Austria and the UK, this is the fourth time these systems have achieved PEFC endorsement; it is the third time for Canada and the second for Uruguay.
To achieve endorsement, a national system goes through a rigorous assessment to con ... [more...]
. Particularly, one of the talks referred to Canada’s opportunities on the Chinese wood products market.
At the moment, nearly ¼ of the world’s sawnwood is consumed in China and nearly ½ of all the wood-based panels are also consumed in the country ... [more...]
. “A little over half is going to the US, the rest is in Canada.”
To ship lumber to Asia from the mills in Ontario and Quebec wouldn't be at all profitable for the company, which has 7 sawmills, including ones in Timmins and Gogama ... [more...]
The US International Trade Commission also voted for the antidumping and countervailing duties on sawn softwood from Canada. Despite the duties, Canadian sawmills have not cut production because of record-high prices and strong demand in the US market, ... [more...]
Pulpmills in Eastern Canada have become more competitive following sharply declining wood costs the past four years. In fact, wood costs reached their lowest levels in 15 years in the 1Q/16, according to the North American Wood Fiber Review ... [more...]
Mercer International Inc. reports that, due to a lack of appropriate fiber availability, its Celgar mill in British Columbia, Canada, is planning to take approximately three weeks of downtime ... [more...]
The US Department of Commerce has added 6.87% in preliminary average anti-dumping tariffs for Canadian softwood lumber imports. Now, the softwood lumber industry in Canada faces average duties of about 27 ... [more...]
The United States International Trade Commission (USITC) on December 7 determined that a U.S. industry is materially injured by reason of imports of softwood lumber from Canada that the U.S ... [more...]
Canada’s forests are among the most sustainably managed in the world, and our forest sector is leading the way in innovation and environmental responsibility through new clean technologies, reports Natural Resources Canada ... [more...]
Last week Jim Carr, Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources, Chrystia Freeland, Minister of Foreign Affairs, and the François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of International Trade, announced CAD$867 million in measures to support forest industry ... [more...]