Ministry of International Trade and Responsible for Asia Pacific Strategy and Multiculturalism

2006 Softwood Lumber Agreement

Surge and Export Charge Rate 2006 - 2009

British Columbia Monthly Export Charge Rates

Month

Prevailing Monthly Price for Agreement (US$/mbf) BC Export Charge Rate
October 2006 299 15%
November 2006 283 15%
December 2006 277 15%
January 2007 278 15%
February 2007 293 15%
March 2007 291 15%
April 2007 289 15%
May 2007 279 15%
June 2007 286 15%
July 2007 292 15%
August 2007 309 15%
September 2007 292 15%
October 2007 288 15%
November 2007 273 15%
December 2007 257 15%
January 2008 268 15%
February 2008 262 15%
March 2008 243 15%
April 2008 244 15%
May 2008 238 15%
June 2008 266 15%
July 2008 281 15%
August 2008 263 15%
September 2008 272 15%
October 2008 284 15%
November 2008 255 15%
December 2008 225 15%
January 2009 224 15%
February 2009 207 15%
March 2009 195 15%
April 2009 199 15%
May 2009 200 15%
June 2009 207 15%
July 2009 198 15%
August 2009 239 15%
September 2009 235 15%
October 2009 239 15%
November 2009 233 15%
December 2009 238 15%

 

British Columbia Surge Limits

British Columbia Monthly Surge Limits, million board feet

  Expected US Consumption BC Coast Surge Limit BC Coast Actual Exports BC Interior Surge Limit BC Interior Actual Exports
October 2006 5,707 104   1,094  
October 2006 pro-rated 3,682 67 50 706 505
November 2006 5,026 92 69 964 733
December 2006 4,734 95 57 908 687
January 2007 4,875 77 63 935 825
February 2007 4,641 104 80 890 671
March 2007 5,080 94 50 974 952
April 2007 5,365 139 82 1029 941
May 2007 5,252 115 68 1007 899
June 2007 5,022 116 81 963 808
July 2007 4,984 89 55 956 802
August 2007 4,916 103 74 943 806
September 2007 4,660 101 33 893 682
October 2007 4,902 89 35 940 720
November 2007 4,299 79 36 824 626
December 2007 4,020 81 64 771 481
January 2008 4,120 65 41 790 512
February 2008 3,923 88 48 752 563
March 2008 4,360 80 71 836 575
April 2008 4,587 119 46 879 611
May 2008 4,489 99 51 861 574
June 2008 4,322 100 63 829 494
July 2008 4,327 78 36 830 569
August 2008 4,240 89 60 813 499
September 2008 3,921 85 27 752 509
October 2008 4,079 74 22 782 545
November 2008 3,546 65 42 680 465
December 2008 3,260 65 16 625 353
January 2009 3,329 53 22 638 387
February 2009 3,129 70 22 600 357
March 2009 3,428 63 52 657 359
April 2009 3,590 93 32 688 396
May 2009 3,480 76 31 667 360
June 2009 3,316 77 35 636 421
July 2009 3,272 59 33 627 443
August 2009 3,213 67 26 616 421
September 2009 2,942 61 22 564 425
October 2009 3,082 56 24 591 420
November 2009 2,661 49 15 510 379
December 2009 2,460 49 20 472 349

* Export levels are based on export permit data and are subject to change.