Final Determination of AD and CVD a Positive Step Forward for the U.S. Lumber Industry

US Lumber Coalition
PR Newswire
November 2, 2017
Category: Business & Politics
Region: Canada, United States

Jason Brochu

WASHINGTON — Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced the final determination of antidumping and countervailing duties on imports of Canadian softwood lumber products into the United States. The U.S. Lumber Coalition fully supports this development as it will proportionally counter the unfair subsidies that the Canadian government provides its lumber industry in abuse of U.S. trade laws. “We are pleased the U.S. government is enforcing our trade laws so that the U.S. lumber industry can compete on a level playing field,” said U.S. Lumber Coalition Co-Chair and Co-President of Pleasant River Lumber Company, Jason Brochu. “The massive subsidies the Canadian government provides to their lumber industries have caused real harm to U.S. producers and their workers.

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