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Trade of softwood lumber reaches an all-time-high in 2017 with 126 million m3 shipped

Trade of softwood lumber reached an all-time-high in 2017 as demand for wood was strong in most key markets around the world, according to report Wood Resource Quarterly. An estimated 126 million m3 of softwood lumber was shipped from forest-rich countries such as Canada, Russia, Sweden and Finland...

Canada asks WTO to judge its softwood lumber dispute with United States

Canada has submitted the request to the World Trade Organization (WTO) to set up an adjudication panel to judge its dispute with the United States over Canadian lumber exports, according to an agenda circulated by the WTO. The meeting of the WTO’s dispute settlement body is scheduled on Marc...
März 15, 2018

Japan’s wooden door imports dropped 4% in 2017

The value of Japan’s 2017 imports of wooden doors dropped 4% compared to a year earlier, as ITTO reported.Imports in 2017 started from a low point in the 1Q but expanded throughout the year in contrast to the rather stable value of quarterly imports in 2016. It remains to be seen how the cooling of ...
März 14, 2018

U.S. issues affirmative preliminary antidumping duty determination on uncoated groundwood paper from Canada

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced the affirmative preliminary determination in the antidumping duty (AD) investigation of imports of uncoated groundwood paper from Canada. “President Trump made it clear from the beginning that we will vigorously administer our trade laws to provide U....
März 6, 2018

Roseburg to acquire Pembroke MDF in Ontario, Canada

Oregon-based Roseburg Forest Products recently reached an agreement in principle with Pembroke MDF, Inc. to purchase Pembroke’s medium density fiberboard (MDF) and molding production facilities located in northeastern Ontario, Canada. Upon final due diligence and Board of Director approval, the part...