Walter Matosevic

Walter Matosevic

Group General Manager, Residual Fibre at Canfor Corporation

100-1700 West 75th Avenue, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
HQ Phone:
(604) 661-5241

General Information


Bachelor of Science  - Forestry , University of Alberta

Diploma of Forest Technology  - Selkirk College

Masters  - Business Administration , University of Northern British Columbia


Member, Numerous Boards and Committees  - BC's Forest Investment Council

Recent News  

11:15 BC's Interior Sawmill Sector: Changing Market Opportunities for Lumber and Residuals- Walter Matosevic, Canfor Pulp Ltd

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Second presentation was given by Walter Matosevic, Group General Manager at Canfor company - a producer of sustainable wood-building solutions, one of them is words's tallest wood building (mentioned before at the blog).
READ MORE: Word's tallest wood building has 53 metres The impact of bark beetle in BC was so strong in 2004, that Canfor expet post mountain pine beatle (MPB) harvest levels similar to levels experienced during 2007-2008 financial crisis. Mr Matosevic mentioned a strong reduction in sawlog supply and resultant residue fibre supplies in coming years. There are forecasts that say that production in BC of lumber will peak this decade, and then start a slow steady decline. What was the major uncertainty for Canfor and BC? Mr Matosevic mentioned the Softwood Lumber Trade file with the U.S. as a major unknown at this point, what will create volatility and shifts in supply until clarity is attained.

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