Lumber trade mission returns from China

Clearwater Times
November 17, 2017
Category: Business & Politics
Region: Canada, Canada West

Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development Minister Doug Donaldson recently returned from British Columbia’s largest-ever forest sector delegation to China and Japan. From Nov. 12 to 17 he was joined by over 30 senior executives from B.C. forest companies and associations. “We need to continue to diversify and expand markets for B.C. wood products, both at home and abroad,” said Donaldson. “Forestry is one of B.C.’s founding industries, and an important part of a sustainable economy, that in 2016 supported more than 60,000 workers and their families in communities throughout B.C.”

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