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December 22, 2021
Canada to challenge US softwood lumber duties
Canada is challenging the U.S.’s decision last month to double the tariffs on most Canadian softwood lumber shipments into the U.S. Trade Minister Mary Ng said in a statement that Canada has filed notices of the challenge under Chapter 10 of the Canada-United States-Mexico Agreement (CUSMA), formerly NAFTA. “The United States has long relied on Canadian lumber products to meet its domestic needs for high-quality building materials. These unjustified duties not only harm Canadian communities, businesses, and workers, but they are also a tax on U ...
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