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Viewing entries posted in November 2016

U.S. Lumber Coalition files petition in ongoing softwood lumber dispute

Posted by Christie Verstraten on 28 November 2016

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The U.S. Lumber Coalition filed a petition on Friday for the U.S. Department of Commerce to impose duties on softwood lumber shipments from Canada. Conform Ltd, a private woodlot management company in Nova Scotia, has expressed concern about what the economic impact of new tariffs would be on Nova Scotia.

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Understanding the Canada-U.S. softwood lumber dispute

Posted by Christie Verstraten on 17 November 2016

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The softwood lumber trade agreement between Canada and the United States has expired and we will soon launch into the next softwood lumber dispute. There are two options to settle the dispute: quotas or taxes. What are the implications of each?

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