Canfor Completes Phased Purchase Agreement of Scotch Gulf Lumber

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Aug. 9, 2013) - Canfor Corporation (TSX:CFP) announced today that further to it's news release of May 31, 2013, Canfor has completed the purchase agreement with Scotch & Gulf Lumber, LLC. The purchase agreement reflects the acquisition of Scotch Gulf Lumber over a three year period with the first phase representing a 25% interest.

Don Kayne, Canfor's President and CEO said, "Scotch Gulf Lumber is a strong high performing organization and will contribute to the overall strength of our Company. We look forward to working with the Scotch Gulf management team."

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Canfor is a leading integrated forest products company based in Vancouver, British Columbia (BC) with operations in BC, Alberta, Quebec and North and South Carolina. Canfor produces primarily softwood lumber, and also produces bleached chemi-thermo-mechanical pulp and specialized wood products. Canfor also owns a 50.2% interest in Canfor Pulp Products Inc., which is one of the largest producers of northern softwood kraft pulp in Canada and a leading producer of high performance kraft paper. Canfor shares are traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol CFP.

Contact Information:

Media Contact:

Christine Kennedy

Vice President, Brand and External Relations

(604) 661-5225

Christine.Kennedy@canfor.com

Investor Contact:

Pat Elliott

Vice President and Treasurer

(604) 661-5441

Patrick.Elliott@canfor.com

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