DHA eNews - U.S. Imports Of Hardwood Plywood Are Still Down

Decorative Hardwoods Association (formerly HPVA) eNews Volume XVI, Issue VIII: U.S. Imports Of Hardwood Plywood Are Still Down | Imports Of Engineered Wood Flooring Decline By 28% | Participate In Policy: Sign Up To Discuss Congressional Fly-In| U.S.

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Forest Quiz: Test Your Knowledge

What is the most expensive hardwood in the world and what it is used for?


Answer:  African blackwood, used mostly for musical instruments.


Woodworking Clarity: What is the Most Expensive Wood in the World?


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DHA, AHEC Discuss EU Deforestation Regulations

Earlier this month, DHA hosted a webinar with the American Hardwood Export Council about the upcoming EU deforestation regulations, which will pose significant challenges for U.S. exporters. Click below to watch the recording. The passcode is K5=5#&9X.


Watch webinar

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U.S. Invests $34 Million In Wood Products Industry

The Biden administration will invest nearly $34 million from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law into strengthening the wood products industry. “Healthy forests depend on a healthy forest products industry . . . it is more important than ever to invest in sustainable forest management across all lands,” said Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack.



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President's Veto On WOTUS A "Blow To Housing Affordability"

It was expected, but still disappointing for landowners and housing interest groups: President Biden vetoed a congressional resolution to rescind the waters of the U.S. rule change, despite bipartisan disapproval in both the House of Representatives and Senate. However, the Supreme Court may act to limit regulation under WOTUS.


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