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NHLA: Hardwood Lumber Included in the Trade Deal

16-01-2020
NHLA, limited trade agreement, trade war, dispute, China, United States, Phase One, Washington, Beijing, hardwood lumber, inclusion

The U.S. and China formalised a limited trade agreement today, signalling a truce in the nearly two-year trade war between the world’s two largest economies and sets the stage for a broader agreement down the road. The “Phase One” agreement is the product of months of intense talks between officials in Washington and Beijing. It …

Editor’s pickSome timber products affected by China’s retaliatory tariffs

26-08-2019
United States, China, trade war, retaliatory, timber products, AHEC, NHLA

The U.S.- China trade war tensions heightens once more on Friday as Beijing announced a new round of retaliatory tariffs on about $75 billion worth of U.S. goods. The tariffs of 5% or 10% on US imports will start on 1 Sep, according to a statement posted by China’s Finance Ministry. Some products will be also subject to tariffs with effect …

Editor’s pickAmerica's first hardwood CLT project launches in Indiana

15-01-2018
NHLA, Indiana, US, CLT

Story by NHLA; Editing by Panels & Furniture Asia In an effort to enhance awareness around using wood as an innovative building material, The United States Forest Service awarded Boston-based architectural firm, IKD, $250,000 to fund the construction of the first hardwood cross laminated timber (CLT) project in the United States. The Indiana …

Editor’s pickShe said yes!

01-11-2017
NHLA, CEO, Lorna Christie

 … to being the executive director of the National Hardwood Lumber Association because she was intrigued by the membership and the opportunity it offered. Lorna Christie shares why hardwood matters.   It did not take long for Lorna Christie to realise what she would wake up to everyday: A job in an industry made of real …

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