Export charge rates for 2013

The export charge rate is based on the region of origin of the softwood lumber product being exported to the United States. The region of origin is where the product underwent its first primary processing. However, where sawlogs are harvested in an Option A or an Option B region and undergo first primary processing in a region whose exports are excluded, the resulting softwood lumber product is deemed to have been exported from the Option A or Option B region.

Option A The regions of British Columbia interior and British Columbia coast are defined in the British Columbia Forest Regions and Districts Regulations.

The Option A regions are BC coast, BC interior and AB.

The Option B regions are SK, MB, ON Footnote 1 and QC Footnote 1 . (with volume restraints/quota)

2013 Export Charge Rates
Month Reference Price
(US$/MBF)
BC
coast
(%)
BC
interior
(%)
AB
(%)
SK
(%)
MB
(%)
ON Footnote 1
(%)
QC Footnote 1
(%)
December US$387 0 0 0 0 0 0.1 2.6
November US$380 0 0 0 0 0 0.1 2.6
October US$353 5 5 5 2.5 2.5 2.6 5.1
September US$353 5 5 5 2.5 2.5 2.6 5.1
August US$326 10 10 10 3 3 3.1 5.6
July US$356 0 0 0 0 0 0.1 2.6
June US$407 0 0 0 0 0 0.1 2.6
May US$443 0 0 0 0 0 0.1 2.6
April US$416 0 0 0 0 0 0.1 2.6
March US$395 0 0 0 0 0 0.1 2.6
February US$385 0 0 0 0 0 0.1 2.6
January US$357 0 0 0 0 0 0.1 2.6

Footnotes

Footnote 1

Effective March 1, 2011, additional export charges of 0.1% for Ontario and 2.6% for Quebec are imposed under amendments to the Softwood Lumber Products Export Charge Act, 2006. For more information, please refer to Softwood Lumber Products Export Charge Notice SWLN35, Additional Export Charge for Ontario and Quebec Regions.

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