Wyden applauds new tariffs on subsidized Canadian lumber

By Barney Lerten
November 3, 2017
Category: Business & Politics
Region: Canada, United States

Ron Wyden

WASHINGTON – Senate Finance Committee Ranking Member Ron Wyden, D-Ore., praised new tariffs against subsidized Canadian softwood lumber announced Thursday by the Department of Commerce. “With today’s action by the Commerce Department, American lumber mills and millworkers are one step closer to getting hard-won relief against subsidized and dumped Canadian softwood lumber,” Wyden said. “This administration must fully enforce America’s trade laws, not just for the mills and workers in Oregon and across the country, but for the communities that depend on them.” Wyden has led several letters calling on the Trump administration to address subsidized and dumped Canadian softwood lumber, most recently in July. 

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