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New Brunswick Lumber Producers to appeal U.S. ruling on softwood lumber duties
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New Brunswick Lumber Producers to appeal U.S. ruling on softwood lumber duties

New countervailing and anti-dumping duties announced last week by the U.S. Department of Commerce are unfair and will be appealed, said the New Brunswick Lumber Producers association. “While any movement is welcomed, we maintain our position that these duties are unjust,” said Jerome Pelletier, chair of the New Brunswick Lumber Producers (NBLP) and vice-president of...

U.S. ruling on softwood lumber duties welcome but disappointing: BC Lumber Trade Council
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U.S. ruling on softwood lumber duties welcome but disappointing: BC Lumber Trade Council

Susan Yurkovich, president of the BC Lumber Trade Council made the following statement in response to the U.S. Department of Commerce’s (DOC) issuance of final countervailing (CVD) and anti-dumping (AD) rates on Canadian softwood lumber. The new combined rate will be 8.59%, dropping from the current combined rate of 17.91%. “While the reduction in duty...

B.C. ministers frustrated by U.S. softwood lumber ruling
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B.C. ministers frustrated by U.S. softwood lumber ruling

Katrine Conroy, Minister of Forests; Ravi Kahlon, Minister of Jobs, Economic Recovery and Innovation; and George Chow, Minister of State for Trade, have issued the following joint statement in response to the U.S. Department of Commerce’s final determination in its third administrative review regarding countervailing and anti-dumping duties applied to Canada’s softwood lumber exports to...

Canada to challenge lower but ‘unwarranted and unfair’ U.S. duties on softwood lumber: Ng
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Canada to challenge lower but ‘unwarranted and unfair’ U.S. duties on softwood lumber: Ng

Canada’s Minister of International Trade, Export Promotion, Small Business and Economic Development Mary Ng, issued the following statement regarding the final results of the third administrative reviews by the U.S. Department of Commerce of its anti-dumping and countervailing duty orders on certain softwood lumber products from Canada: “Canada is disappointed that the United States continues to impose...

Ontario calls for all softwood lumber duties to be removed immediately
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Ontario calls for all softwood lumber duties to be removed immediately

The Ontario government said in a statement that it supports the U.S. Department of Commerce’s recent decision to lower the ‘unfair duty rates on Canadian softwood lumber exports,’ however, it maintains that all duty rates should be removed immediately. Graydon Smith, Minister of Natural Resources and Forestry, and Vic Fedeli, Minister of Economic Development, Job...