Tag : Softwood Lumber Agreement

NAHB Shares Builders’ View of Rising Lumber Prices

1 month ago

The National Association of Home Builders shared a post to its NAHB Now blog Friday examining how rising lumber prices are weighing on builders:   Randy Strauss, owner of Strauss Construction … Read More

NLBMDA Update: US & Canadian Softwood Lumber Agreement

5 months ago

The National Lumber and Building Materials Dealer Association issued the following update on the state of the Softwood Lumber Agreement between the U.S. and Canada: Background: The Softwood Lumber Agreement … Read More

Lumber Trade Talks Between U.S., Canada to Continue after Deadline Passes

5 months ago

The top U.S. and Canadian trade negotiators said on Wednesday they would continue talks toward a new trade agreement on softwood lumber, despite the expiration of a “standstill” period prohibiting … Read More

Report: Lumber Trade War Brewing

7 months ago

Bloomberg featured a story today on the escalation of a trade dispute between the U.S. and Canada over a new softwood lumber trade agreement. The countries are currently operating under a … Read More

Obama, Trudeau Issue Joint Statement on Softwood Lumber Agreement

9 months ago

Given the great importance of the softwood lumber industry to the economies of the United States and Canada, on March 10, 2016, we instructed the United States Trade Representative and … Read More

Report: U.S., Canada softwood lumber talks stalled

9 months ago

Talks between Canada and the United States to resolve a dispute over exports of softwood lumber are making little progress and the matter likely will return to the courts, The … Read More

New Coalition Dedicated to Free Lumber Trade

12 months ago

With the expiration of the U.S.-Canada Softwood Lumber Agreement last fall, NAHB is forming a coalition that is committed to providing American consumers access to a stable, dependable and affordable … Read More

US, Canada Leaders Look to Resolve Softwood Lumber Issue Soon

1 year ago

When Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau met with President Obama this week, the lumber industry and its longstanding trade dispute between the U.S. and Canada was an early topic of discussion. … Read More

Nasdaq: US, Canada Start Lumber-Trade Talks

1 year ago

A report out of Ottawa, Canada this morning says the U.S. and Canadian governments have begun talks toward renewing a lumber trade agreement between the two countries. Nasdaq.com reports that … Read More

Real Change To Softwood Lumber Agreement Still A Year Away

2 years ago

Lumber dealers can expect little—if any—change when a major trade agreement between the U.S. and Canada likely expires next month. The Softwood Lumber Agreement, what was once called the Grandaddy of … Read More