Tag: bc timber

  • North America Solid Wood Product Exports: 2Q 2015

    Canada posted its second-biggest trade deficit on record in April partly due to a weak performance by nonenergy exports. Canada’s trade deficit for April narrowed to $2.97 billion from a revised $3.85 billion in March, Statistics Canada said Wednesday. The consensus is that the US trade deficit, to be released Tuesday, will be at US$42 […]

  • British Columbia Forest Product Exports: April 2015

       Highlight of Exports YTD 2015 (April), compared to YTD 2014 (April):  B.C. forest product exports totalled $4.28 billion, up 12.7% from $3.80 billion. https://www.for.gov.bc.ca/het/economics-forest-exports.htm  

  • British Columbia Forest Product Exports: April 2015

       Highlight of Exports YTD 2015 (April), compared to YTD 2014 (April):   B.C. forest product exports totalled $4.28 billion, up 12.7% from $3.80 billion. https://www.for.gov.bc.ca/het/economics-forest-exports.htm  

  • B.C. Forest Product Exports – February 2015

    Highlight of Exports YTD 2015 (February), compared to YTD 2014 (February): • BC forest product exports totalled $1.96 billion, up 4.8 per cent from $1.88 billion. • Share of export value by market: US (48.2 per cent, up from 42.3 per cent), China + Hong Kong (28.7 per cent, down from 30.9 per cent), Japan […]

  • BC Government Announcements

    The British Columbia Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations this week announced changes to BC forestry legislation intended to enhance the effectiveness of BC Timber Sales. Proposed amendments to the Forest Act will enable holders of pulpwood agreements to sell or transfer their agreements.   BC Timber Sales Changes Amendments to forestry legislation […]

  • British Columbia Lumber Exports to US Surpass 2013

    Values of BC lumber exports to US January to November 2014, $2,792 million, surpass full-year 2013, $2,558 million, said BC Stats Wednesday. BC lumber exports by value globally January to November 2014 were flat compared to 2013, exports to China individually were also stable.

  • Madison’s Mention in Vancouver Sun today:

    Supply may not meet demand for B.C. lumber exports Pine beetle-ravaged forests may have trouble supplying growth in U.S. home construction By Derrick Penner, Vancouver Sun November 20, 2014 British Columbia’s forest sector is going to lead growth in the province’s exports next year to feed burgeoning new-home construction in the U.S., but lumber makers […]

  • Madison’s Mention in Vancouver Sun today:

    Supply may not meet demand for B.C. lumber exports Pine beetle-ravaged forests may have trouble supplying growth in U.S. home construction By Derrick Penner, Vancouver Sun November 20, 2014 British Columbia’s forest sector is going to lead growth in the province’s exports next year to feed burgeoning new-home construction in the U.S., but lumber makers […]

  • New BC Forest Licences

    This week the British Columbia Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations announced the creation a new type of forest licence that allows emerging, innovative forestry companies to more effectively respond to fluctuations in the supply of wood fibre. These licences will allow secondary manufacturers, such as pellet producers, to apply for supplemental forest […]

  • BC – China Lumber Export MOU

    Further to last week’s issue in your Madison’s Lumber Reporter about the most recent earthquake in China, this week the government of British Columbia signed a Memorandum of Understanding with a province in China for the import of BC lumber and wood products. Efforts to expand export markets for BC lumber took a major step […]