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Canada files NAFTA challenge against U.S. CVD duties in softwood lumber dispute

November 14, 2017 at 7:55 PM
Roughly two weeks after the U.S. Commerce Department issued its final antidumping and countervailing duties on Canadian softwood lumber products, Canada on Tuesday requested the establishment of a panel under NAFTA’s Chapter 19 -- and a Canadian government official told Inside U.S. Trade the challenge does not preclude Ottawa from pursuing the issue at the World Trade Organization as well. Canadian officials have repeatedly said they would not delay action to respond to the U.S. duties and have stressed...

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