US Dept of Commerce Revises Softwood Duty Rates Slightly to Correct Ministerial Error

US Department of Commerce
September 13, 2023
Category: Finance & Economics
Region: Canada, United States

According to the Federal Register, the US Department of Commerce is amending the final results of the administrative review of the antidumping order on certain softwood lumber products from Canada to correct certain ministerial errors. The period of review is January 1, 2021, through December 31, 2021. The Dept of Commerce made a ministerial error in the Final Results… and we have amended our calculations to correct West Fraser’s G&A expense ratio and revised our calculation of the dumping margin for the non-selected companies. …We are amending the weighted-average dumping margin for West Fraser, which changes from 6.96 percent to 7.06 percent. Furthermore, we are also amending the rate for the companies not selected for individual examination in this review based on the weighted-average dumping margins calculated for the mandatory respondents, which changes from 6.20% to 6.26%.

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