B.C. Sets New Records For Lumber Exports To China

After 10 months, the value of B.C.’s softwood lumber exports have broken a new record, Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations Minister Thomson announced today. To the end of October 2013, the value of total softwood lumber exports to China reached $1.17...

B.C. Lumber Industry Not Expected To Meet U.S. Demand

Plans by West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. and Canfor Corp. to close sawmills in the interior have raised concerns that B.C. lumber output in the region will lag demand driven by a rebound in the U.S. housing market. B.C. interior sawmills operated by firms such as West...