The softwood lumber industry is an important sector in the Canadian economy, supporting thousands of jobs in communities across Canada and creating many positive spin-off effects in related industries and services. Natural Resources Canada's Canadian Forest Service provides detailed information on the industry's role in our economy. Canada and the United States signed the 2006 Softwood Lumber Agreement (SLA) on September 12, 2006.
Key Information on the Agreement
- Softwood Lumber Agreement
- Methodology for 2014 Allocation to Exporters
- Canada Revenue Agency - Export Charge Rates
- Notices to Exporters
- Dispute Settlements
11-2-2014- The prevailing monthly price for March 2014 exceeds US$ 355. In accordance with the 2006 Softwood Lumber Agreement most export measures will not be applicable from March 1st to 31st. For further information regarding exports of softwood lumber during this period, please refer to Notice to Exporters Serial #187.
14-1-2014- The prevailing monthly price for February 2014 exceeds US$ 355. In accordance with the 2006 Softwood Lumber Agreement most export measures will not be applicable from February 1st to 28th. For further information regarding exports of softwood lumber during this period, please refer to Notice to Exporters Serial #187.
10-12-2013 - This message is to inform industry stakeholders that the Minister of Foreign Affairs, on December 9, 2013, made the 2014 Allocation Method Order - Softwood Lumber Products (AMO). The 2014 AMO establishes the method for allocating to individual companies the quantity of softwood lumber products that may be exported to the United States during a month from Quebec, Ontario, Manitoba and Saskatchewan for the period of January 1, 2014 to December 31, 2014. For more information regarding the 2014 AMO, please refer to Notice to Exporters Serial # 189.
Daily Export Reports
- March 2014 Daily
- February 2014 Daily
- January 2014 Daily
- December 2013 Daily
- November 2013 Daily
- Historical Daily Reports
Expected U.S. Consumption and Prevailing Monthly Price Reports
- March 2014 Monthly
- February 2014 Monthly
- January 2014 Monthly
- December 2013 Monthly
- Historical Monthly Reports
If you have questions or comments, please contact Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada at:
Softwood Lumber Controls Division (TNC)
Lester B. Pearson Building
125 Sussex Drive
Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0G2
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