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Canadian Ministers have issued joint statement in response to the U.S. Department of Commerce’s final determination in its third administrative review regarding countervailing and anti-dumping duties applied to Canada’s softwood lumber exports to the United States.

UK plywood imports increased by 11.9% when comparing Q1 2022 to Q1 2021, reaching 477,000 m3. Hardwood ply volumes were driven mostly by China, which continues to be the dominant source of hardwood ply products. Russia’s prominence as a source of hardwood plywood has quickly fallen away amidst trade sanctions. printing-writing paper shipments decreased 2% in June compared to June 2021. U.S. purchases of total printing-writing papers increased 3% in June compared to the same month last year. Total printing-writing paper inventory levels decreased 2% when compared to May 2022.

Sawmills in the North-West of Russia began to stop production due to the inability to redirect supplies from Europe to the East. Since July 10, they have been unable to export to Europe due to sanctions imposed in response to Russia's invasion of Ukraine.

Renewable energy company Drax Group is expanding its operations into Japan. To celebrate the launch of Drax Asia and the opening of a new Drax office in Japan, more than 160 guests including government officials, major trading houses, energy businesses and shipping companies, attended a reception at the British Ambassa...