Lumber company shares rise on news the US intends to cut softwood duties
CIBC suggests average US duties would drop from about US$67 per thousand board feet to $30 based on current pricing levels.
Forestry companies fall as US housing stats show slowing demand
Signs of potential slowing come after a strong run for the industry.
Softwood dispute redux – it’s time to secure new lumber markets
Victory in the latest trade battle will only be secured if Canada uses all of the weapons in its arsenal.
Will trade get Trumped? Play it cool with ‘America First’
Companies are still optimistic about sales but many are concerned about potential US protectionist policies.