The Lumber Industry Threatened, In The Midst Of China Trade War


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The Lumber-Logging Industry is suffering significantly, through this China Trade War. The industry is being faced with large employee layoffs and business closings, because Hardwood, our biggest export to China, 2nd only to soybeans, has been stifled. China has found other sources, for hardwood purchases, leaving some, in the industry, with a huge amount of inventory, unabled to sell. You can read about this, little known and little talked about, issue here. UPI's Jean Lotus, October 17, 2019: U.S. Hardwood Industry Disintegrates From Trade War With China

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