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Canada and US Softwood Lumber Update: 1Q ‘17

Canada and US Softwood Lumber Update: 1Q ‘17

New data this week out of Statistics Canada, on Canadian softwood lumber production and sawmill sales, as well as from the US Department of Commerce, on US coniferous wood imports and exports, give an excellent update to the economic state of the North American forest products industry for 1Q 2017. According to figures Wednesday from the US Department of Agriculture’s Foreign Agriculture Service, the USA imported 8.5 million cubic metres of softwood lumber from Canada in 1 Q 2017, a…

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Madison’s Forest Pulse : 1Q 2017 Forest and Timber Analysis

Madison’s Forest Pulse : 1Q 2017 Forest and Timber Analysis

MADISON’S FOREST PULSE NEXT ISSUE RELEASED THIS WEEK….ORDER NOW TO NOT MISS OUT!! The information tool for your forest management and investment Our quarterly product is tailored to provide you with vital information about the North American solid wood, pulp, and paper industry at your fingertips in a timely manner. CLICK BELOW TO ORDER! FOREST PULSE TESTIMONIAL: Michael Low | Director & Group Lead, Commercial Banking | Scotiabank www.scotiabank.com : “I am amazed at the data you’ve been able to…

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North American Lumber Market Update: April 2017

North American Lumber Market Update: April 2017

Next week, Canadian forest products operators will be put out of their uncertainty and will find out any preliminary trade actions on softwood lumber by the US. Final determinations will be at the end of November 2017, for both CVD and AD duties. LATEST SOFTWOOD LUMBER PRICE MOVEMENTS APRIL 2017: Benchmark dimension lumber commodity Western Spruce Pine Fir KD 2×4 #2&Btr up US$140 ( 31% ) to US$450 mfbm compared to one year ago. Eastern Spruce Pine Fir KD 2×4…

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Canada & US Lumber Exports & Imports: Full Year 2016

Canada & US Lumber Exports & Imports: Full Year 2016

North America’s forest products manufacturers had a great 2016, in terms of production volumes, sales, and imports and exports, according to the very latest data this week from Statistics Canada and the US Census. Softwood Lumber and Log Imports and Exports: Canada and US 2016 CANADA SOFTWOOD LUMBER EXPORTS FULL-YEAR 2016 :: VALUES HS 440710 LUMBER, CONIFEROUS (SOFTWOOD), OF A THICKNESS EXCEEDING 6 MM Canada Lumber Coniferous Exports TO USA Full-Year 2016 2016 C$7,503 million +21% 2015 C$5,934 million +6.6%…

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Global Harmonization Code Update

Global Harmonization Code Update

The World Customs Organization administers and develops the international goods nomenclature known as the Harmonized System, which enables products to be identified by the same code all over the world. Every five years the WCO HS committee issues amendments to the HS nomenclature. The WCO has published the accepted amendments to the Harmonized System Nomenclature effective January 1, 2017. There are 233 sets of amendments which include some text amendments, certain new chapter notes, more speci c product de- tails…

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Madison’s Forest Pulse : 3Q 2016 Forest and Timber Analysis

Madison’s Forest Pulse : 3Q 2016 Forest and Timber Analysis

MADISON’S FOREST PULSE NEXT ISSUE RELEASED LAST WEEK….ORDER NOW TO NOT MISS OUT!! The information tool for your forest management and investment Our quarterly product is tailored to provide you with vital information about the North American solid wood, pulp, and paper industry at your fingertips in a timely manner. CLICK BELOW TO ORDER! FOREST PULSE TESTIMONIAL: Michael Low | Director & Group Lead, Commercial Banking | Scotiabank www.scotiabank.com : “I am amazed at the data you’ve been able to…

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Canada and US Sawmill Capacity: August 2016

Canada and US Sawmill Capacity: August 2016

This week was released the latest issue of the Western Wood Products Association’s monthly Lumber Track. US softwood lumber production for January to August 2016 was 22,012 MMfbm, a 3.6 percent increase from 21,250 MMfbm in the first eight months of 2015. North American Sawmill Capacity, Lumber Production: August 2016 Canada softwood lumber production for January to August 2016 was 18,898 MMfbm, a 3.6 percent increase from 17,559 MMfbm in the first eight months of 2015. The total increase of…

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Southern Pine Lumber Exports: June 2014

Southern Pine Lumber Exports: June 2014

USDA’s Foreign Agricultural Service reported Friday exports of Southern Pine to be approximately 41.2 million board feet (MMbf) during June 2014. This volume represents an increase of just 2 per cent above the same month last year. But collectively, the first half of this year has recorded a hefty increase of 22 per cent when compared with the first six months of 2013. Softwood lumber imports to the US during June were just over 1.12 billion board feet (Bbf), up…

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Lumber Remanufacturing

Lumber Remanufacturing

An article this week in the Globe and Mail piqued Madison’s interest to discover the latest technologies and developments in manufacturing higher-value and value-added solid wood products. An established skateboard manufacturer in Ontario has come up with a way to work veneers to make a totally new kind of skateboard. “His innovative woodworking technique – called ‘pinching’ – could change the shape of the skateboard and furniture industries,” said the Globe and Mail Wednesday. Ted Hunter, owner at Roarockit Skateboard…

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Madison’s 2Q 2014 Timber Industry Analysis and Projection

Madison’s 2Q 2014 Timber Industry Analysis and Projection

We are very excited to release a brief snippet of the latest edition of our new product: MADISON’S QUARTERLY NORTH AMERICAN TIMBER INDUSTRY ANALYSIS AND PROJECTION Madison’s 2Q:14 Timber Preview check back here at the end of July for more on this vital information source!!