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British Columbia State of the Forests 2015

British Columbia State of the Forests 2015

In aggregate, 2015 was a similar year to 2014 for BC’s forest products sector, with a mix of “ups” and “downs”, said the BC Ministry of Forests “Economic State of the Forest Sector 2015” report, released Thursday. BC’s forest sector manufacturing sales increased slightly in 2015, though many product prices fell. Sales gains were almost entirely due to non-lumber solid wood products. British Columbia Economic State of the Forests 2015 In aggregate, 2015 was a similar year to 2014, with…

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B.C. Forest Product Exports – March 2016

B.C. Forest Product Exports – March 2016

 Highlight of Exports YTD 2016 (March), compared to YTD 2015 (March):  B.C. forest product exports totalled $3.46 billion, up 8.7% from $3.18 billion.  Share of export value by market: U.S. (52.0%, up from 47.0%), China + Hong Kong (25.4%, down from 30.1%), Japan (8.5%, down from 9.0%) and other destinations (14.2%, up from 13.9%).  Share of export value by product: Softwood Lumber (48.7%, up from 46.2%), Pulp (23.4%, down from 24.8%), Other Wood Products* (16.2%, up…

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North America Softwood Lumber Production, Sawmill Capacity: Full-Year 2015

North America Softwood Lumber Production, Sawmill Capacity: Full-Year 2015

Lumber production as a per cent of practical capacity in the US was 84 per cent for 2015, an increase of 1 per cent from the previous year when it was 83 per cent, according to the Western Wood Products Association’s Lumber Track, released Tuesday. Canadian sawmill capacity utilization improved by 3 per cent last year, to 86 per cent from 83 per cent in 2014. North America Softwood Lumber Production, Sawmill Capacity: Full-Year 2015 Lumber production in the US…

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Canadian Sawmill Exports, Sawmill Manufacturing Sales Full-Year 2015

Canadian Sawmill Exports, Sawmill Manufacturing Sales Full-Year 2015

New forest industry data out today from Statistics Canada and Industry Canada: Canada’s Total Exports for Sawmills (except Shingle and Shake Mills) To All Countries full year 2015, were up 3.5 per cent to $9,142 million, from $8,836 million the year earlier, said Statistics Canada today (Feb 24, 2016). Canadian Sawmill exports to US were up 7.5 per cent in 2015, to $6,240 million from $5,805 million one year ago. Exports to China were down 14.9 per cent, to $1,266…

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BC Forest Products Exports: Dec 2015

BC Forest Products Exports: Dec 2015

The Competitiveness and Innovation Branch, BC Ministry of Forests, Lands, and Natural Resource Operations Thursday released the latest BC forest products exports data. Highlight of BC Forest Product Exports Full Year 2015, compared to Full Year 2014: • BC forest product exports totalled $12.88 billion, up 3.9 per cent from $12.40 billion. • Share of export value by market: US (47.6 per cent, up from 44.6 per cent), China + Hong Kong (29.1 per cent, down from 30.7 per cent),…

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BC Forest Products Exports: Dec 2015

BC Forest Products Exports: Dec 2015

The Competitiveness and Innovation Branch, BC Ministry of Forests, Lands, and Natural Resource Operations Thursday released the latest BC forest products exports data. Highlight of BC Forest Product Exports Full Year 2015, compared to Full Year 2014: • BC forest product exports totalled $12.88 billion, up 3.9 per cent from $12.40 billion. • Share of export value by market: US (47.6 per cent, up from 44.6 per cent), China + Hong Kong (29.1 per cent, down from 30.7 per cent),…

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Madison’s Forest Pulse 3Q 2015: Coming Soon

Madison’s Forest Pulse 3Q 2015: Coming Soon

 MADISON’S FOREST PULSE 3Q 2015: IN PRODUCTION Order yours now! Don’t miss out on this vital knowledge and insight. Only C$250 per quarter, delivered to your desk as soon as the various data comes out! The information tool for your forest management and investment Our quarterly product is tailored to provide you with essential information about the North American solid wood, pulp, and paper industry at your fingertips in a timely manner. CLICK BELOW TO DOWNLOAD! ForestPulsePreview2.pdf FOREST PULSE TESTIMONIAL:…

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Madison’s Forest Pulse 3Q 2015: Coming Soon

Madison’s Forest Pulse 3Q 2015: Coming Soon

 MADISON’S FOREST PULSE 3Q 2015: IN PRODUCTION Order yours now! Don’t miss out on this vital knowledge and insight. Only C$250 per quarter, delivered to your desk as soon as the various data comes out! The information tool for your forest management and investment Our quarterly product is tailored to provide you with essential information about the North American solid wood, pulp, and paper industry at your fingertips in a timely manner. CLICK BELOW TO DOWNLOAD! ForestPulsePreview2.pdf FOREST PULSE TESTIMONIAL:…

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Canada-US 2006 Softwood Lumber Agreement Expiry

Canada-US 2006 Softwood Lumber Agreement Expiry

From one of Madison’s Lumber Reporter’s valued sources Friday: “In that the SLA will expire at 11:59 p.m. October 12th, though we’ve been unable to secure written confirmation at this time through the U.S. DOC or the Canadian DFAIT offices as to exactly what procedures will be involved after the 12th, we can only assume Canada will continue to require Export Permits, but without the Export Surcharges. This would enable them to monitor and record volumes for U.S. DOC comparison…

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