Lumber Group Threatens Action Against Canadian Imports

October 18, 2016

The U.S. Lumber Coalition has threatened to file a complaint against Canada for unfairly subsidizing its lumber sales to the U.S. The coalition is in favor of a new pact that supports a joint goal by President Obama and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to maintain Canadian exports at or below an agreed-upon U.S. market share to be negotiated. But with no deal achieved by the moratorium period that expired October 12, the coalition says “it has no choice but to move to initiate trade cases against unfairly traded imports from Canada.”

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