New phytosanitary requirements for the export of Canadian pine wood to China / Nouvelles exigences phytosanitaires pour l'exportation de bois de pin canadien vers la Chine

December 25, 2021

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Following the emergency measures announced by China in October 2021 regarding Pine Wood Nematode (PWN), Customs China has communicated the implementation of the following import requirements regarding pine wood (Pinus spp.) including logs and lumber.

Revisions to the Canadian Sawn Wood Certification Program / Révisions du Programme canadien de certification du bois scié

December 23, 2021

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Please note that the CFIA directive D-17-04: Canadian Sawn Wood Certification Program has been revised as follows:

1) The wood species must clearly appear on the "Canadian Sawn Wood Certification Program" certificate.

Minister Ng announces Canada’s challenges to U.S. softwood lumber duties under CUSMA

December 22, 2021

The Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of International Trade, Export Promotion, Small Business and Economic Development, today issued the following statement regarding the United States’ unjustified duties on Canadian softwood lumber: