The Fraser Institute

The Fraser Institute

June 23, 2014 11:15 ET

Fraser Institute: Total Export Ban or Wide Open Market? New Study Examining British Columbia Log Exports Coming Tuesday, June 24

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - June 23, 2014) - On Tuesday, June 24, the Fraser Institute will release a new study examining the controversial issue of raw log exports.

The study, Log Export Policy for British Columbia, spotlights the province's current policies of restricting log exports, and compares the consequences (to the forestry sector and economy at large) of both a total ban and wide open market for log exports.

A news release with additional information will be issued via Marketwired on Tuesday, June 24 at 6:30 a.m. (PST).

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