U.S. hikes duty on Canadian softwood lumber to 17.9% — twice the old rate


by CBC

CBC— Officials from various Canadian governments and the lumber industry are expressing their disappointment that the U.S. has decided to go ahead with a plan to double the amount of duty it imposes on softwood lumber that comes from Canada.

Global News—Freeland says Canada may retaliate against U.S. softwood lumber duty rate. The U.S. Department of Commerce said Wednesday that its final combined anti-dumping and countervailing duty rate for most Canadian producers will be 17.9 per cent.

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