US Commerce determines that GreenFirst is the successor-in-interest of Rayonier AM

By the International Trade Administration
The US Department of Commerce
May 22, 2023
Category: Business & Politics
Region: United States

The U.S. Department of Commerce preliminarily determines that GreenFirst Forest Products is the successor-in-interest to Rayonier A.M. Canada and, accordingly, that subject merchandise produced and/or exported by GreenFirst QC should be assigned the cash deposit rate established for subject merchandise produced and/or exported by RYAM for purposes of the antidumping duty order on certain softwood lumber products (softwood lumber) from Canada. …Record evidence submitted by GreenFirst indicates that, based on the totality of the circumstances under Commerce’s successor-in-interest criteria, GreenFirst QC operates as materially the same business entity as RYAM with respect to the production and sale of subject merchandise….In addition, we preliminarily find that GreenFirst’s production facilities, supplier relationships, and customer base with regard to the subject merchandise are substantially the same as RYAM’s before GreenFirst’s acquisition of RYAM’s lumber assets.

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