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Is BREXIT likely to impact U.S. sawn wood markets?

As a consumer and producers of hardwood and softwood, Britain is a key customer for U.S. forest products producers. A June 23 vote to leave the European Union has depressed the British Pound, limiting its buying power in the short term. As in the U.S., most wood is used in construction.

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Furniture stability standard under review

Legislation calling for the CPSC to adopt a product safety rule for free-standing clothing storage units has been proposed. The Stop Tip-overs of Unstable, Risky Dressers on Youth (STURDY) Act responds to recent safety concerns resulting from fatal furniture tip-over incidents involving young children.

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