US plans to raise tariffs on Canadian softwood lumber

The Tree Frog Forestry News
February 2, 2024
Category: Today's Takeaway

The US Department of Commerce announced plans to raise softwood lumber duties from 8.05% to 13.86% for most Canadian producers. In response: 

In other Business news: more commentary on BC’s plan to co-manage public lands with First Nations; GreenFirst’s Rick Doman is retiring; Sonoco’s CEO Howard Coker is AF&PA’s new Chair; and International Paper reports Q4, 2023 loss. Meanwhile: Alberta fire chiefs call for a new wildfire strategy; PEI considers a new biomass policy; Saskatchewan researchers combine biomass recycling with CO2 capture; California policies on wildfire emissions and health; and mass timber updates from BC; Ontario; Massachusetts; and Utah.

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Kelly McCloskey, Tree Frog Editor

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