Avrim Lazar pushes bio-based products on Canadian House of Commons Finance committee

October 21, 2011 |

In Canada, Avrim Lazar, President and CEO of the Forest Products Association of Canada appeared during pre-budget consultations undertaken by the House of Commons Finance committee.  Among several suggestions and statements, Lazar urged, “We need to move now to accelerate our production of innovative new products such as bio-energy, bio-chemicals and other bio-products or lose out to global competitors whose governments are investing billions in their modernization… Either we win the future or risk missing out on promising economic opportunities, falling behind our global competitors, and remaining trapped in the lower-value commodity cycle that put so many jobs and communities at risk.”

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