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Softwood log exports and the value and employment issues
David R. Darr
by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Forest and Range Experiment Station in Portland, Oreg
Written in English
|Statement||David R. Darr.|
|Series||USDA Forest Service research paper PNW -- no. 200., USDA Forest Service research paper PNW -- 200.|
|Contributions||Pacific Northwest Forest and Range Experiment Station (Portland, Or.)|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||i, 13 p. :|
|Number of Pages||13|
The changes in log suppliers over the past five years have been more dramatic than those for lumber, and there are also fewer countries shipping logs to China as compared to the number shipping lumber. Five supplying countries, New Zealand, Russia, the U.S., Australia and Canada together accounted for 92% of total log imports in This banner text can have markup.. web; books; video; audio; software; images; Toggle navigation.
As in past reports, for this, the Thirteenth Softwood Lumber Subsidies Report to Congress (Thirteenth Report), we are relying on a six-month period to identify the countries subject to review. We will rely on U.S. imports of softwood lumber and softwood lumber products during the period July 1, through Decem , to. Environmental Issues in Pacific Northwest Forest Management. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: / which has fallen from its peak levels in the s and s (Figure ~. Softwood log exports are now less than one-half of what they were in the late s. The volume of log exports (about 2 billion board feet.
Australian softwood log exports rise Continuing the focus on Australia’s softwood industry, exports of softwood logs have continued to rise, hitting new records on a regular basis. To the year-ended November , softwood log exports totaled Xm3, up . Canada’s efforts to defend its controversial restrictions on the export of logs from British Columbia (LERs) took a recent blow, as a World Trade Organization (WTO) panel affirmed the United States Department of Commerce’s (DoC) methodology in calculating the countervailing duties (CVDs) on coated paper from Indonesia on account of Indonesia’s log export ban. 1 .
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cn; This book is available with additional data at Biodiversity Heritage Library. Raw log exports, which increased sharply during the past two decades, have been a political flashpoint in British Columbia.
The B.C. government limits the. Log Exports—values and quantities by country of destination (XLSX, 1MB) Softwood Lumber Exports (XLSX) Softwood lumber export reports (Global Affairs Canada) Top 10 Destination Countries for Goods Exports by Province/Territory, (XLSX) Trade Data (values and quantities) from Statistic Canada's Canadian International Merchandise Trade Database.
The softwood lumber industry is a vital component of the Canadian and American economies. Both countries have been trading lumber since the s. The softwood lumber dispute is one of the longest and most important trade disputes between the United States (“U.S.”) and Canada, affecting the lumber industry to the present day.
InRussia's softwood log exports declined to ∼12 million m 3. Simultaneously, New Zealand benefited from the high prices of Russian logs, and its total softwood log exports increased dramatically – by 83 per cent – from to million m 3 over the period of – (Global Trade Information Services Inc., ).Cited by: 2.
trade in softwood lumber. A shift in U.S. log-export policy could also affect the supply of raw material available to the U.S. softwood-plywood industry. Although the emphasis in this report is on softwood-log exports, the softwood-lumber and softwood-plywood industries are brought into the discussion as appropriate.
EU hardwood log export hike continues Intotal EU hardwood log exports were million tonnes, up 15% on and 53% on Inthe EU exported just tonnes of hardwood logs to Vietnam. By that figure had risen totonnes. Australia’s softwood log exports recorded a new annual high of million m 3 for the year-ended July Exports for the month of July totalledm 3, the second highest monthly volume ever, behind the recordm 3 recorded in Mayaccording to the authoritative monthly Wood Market Edge.
As Australia grapples with mill closures and medium and long. The rise and fall of the Pacific Northwest log export market.
Gen. Tech. Rep. PNW-GTR Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. 80 p. For decades, softwood log exports were an important component of international wood products trade from the Pacific Northwest (PNW) region of the. Softwood Lumber Imports from Canada: Current Issues S ince the s, there have been five major disputes (so-called lumber wars) between the United States and Canada, interspersed by three different trade agreements.
1 The latest dispute, Lumber V, started after the expiration of the Softwood Lumber Agreement (SLA) in October 2 The. The "Softwood Lumber Declaration Program" is required by the Softwood Lumber Act of (referred to interchangeably as SLA or SWL ), and affects importations of certain softwood lumber and softwood lumber products imported into the U.S.
from any country. The SLA was to take effect 60 days after the enactment of the legislation. However an additional. Oregon and Washington Raw Log Exports: Larch Occasional Paper #10 Exporting Jobs and a Subsidy to Domestic Mills 4 Inlog exports from Oregon and Washington were billion board fee, a 40% increase over 46% of the total went to China Hampton Affiliates of Portland, Ore., has announced that Randle Lumber Co.
"This volume of softwood log exports was down percent from the volume of million board feet, while the volume of softwood lumber exports was up.
taking their issues to various dispute settlement venues.1 The last major dispute was resolved when the Softwood Lumber Agreement (SLA) was signed.
The SLA applied export charges or quota limitations on Canadian softwood lumber shipped to the United States whenever the price of U.S. softwood lumber products was below a specified level. Softwood Lumber Imports from Canada: Issues and Events Summary U.S.
lumber producers have long raised concerns about softwood imports from Canada. They argue that Canada subsidizes its lumber producers with low provincial stumpage fees (for the right to harvest trees). In Canada, the provinces own 90% of the timberlands, which contrasts with the United States.
Softwood Lumber Imports from Canada: Current Issues Congressional Research Service Summary Softwood lumber imports from Canada have been a persistent concern for Congress for decades.
Canada is an important trading partner for the United States, but lumber production is a significant industry in many Size: 1MB. Softwood Logs and Softwood Lumber Imports to China have more than Tripled in Ten Years with Lumber Volumes Surpassing Logs by 36% in China imported record high volumes of softwood logs and.
A total of million board feet of softwood logs was exported from Washington, Oregon, Northern California and Alaska in the first 3 months of This volume was up 2. Log Exports to China – Information from APHIS. The Hardwood Federation shared the following information regarding the recent restrictions announced by Chinese customers officials pertaining to imported logs and apples from the U.S.
As you may know, the Chinese government has ramped up quarantine checks on raw logs and apples entering Chinese. The employment impact of the Canadian export levy on softwood lumber shipments to the United States [Smyth, J. Douglas] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The employment impact of the Canadian export levy on softwood Author: J.
Douglas Smyth. Canada Coniferous Sawn Wood Exports: May Looked at another way, the latest Statistics Canada data shows that Canada exported C$4, billion of softwood lumber to the World in January to Maywhich amounts to a 13 per cent increase over the same time last year when it was C$3,Exports of Canadian softwood lumber to the USA for the first.
Softwood deal will spur more raw log exports. The recent vote in the House of Commons ratifying the softwood lumber agreement with the United States may bring temporary relief in Canada’s long running dispute with its biggest trading partner.
Ben Parfitt is the resource policy analyst with the BC Office of the Canadian Centre.