Trade Court Orders Feds To Rethink Canadian Lumber Duties

By Alyssa Aquino
April 23, 2024
Category: Business & Politics
Region: Canada, United States

The US Court of International Trade ordered the US Department of Commerce to redo countervailing duties on Canadian lumber, saying the department must better explain its refusal to check whether suppliers for investigated companies had received government subsidies. …”Commerce has recognized that otherwise small changes may nevertheless be considered significant when they can cause such a change in the subsidy rate.” The judge further pointed out that some of the companies had received actual softwood lumber that fell under the duty’s scope from suppliers. [to access the full story a Law360 subscription is required].

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