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Canada’s trade minister knocks U.S. plan to hike softwood lumber duties

February 2, 2024 at 3:43 PM
A Commerce Department plan to raise duties on Canadian softwood lumber is “entirely unwarranted,” Canadian Minister of Export Promotion, International Trade and Economic Development Mary Ng said on Thursday, pledging to continue to fight the measures “through all available avenues.” Commerce earlier this week issued the preliminary results of its latest annual administrative review of antidumping and countervailing duties on Canadian softwood lumber, measures Ottawa has challenged in multiple ways, including under the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement and at the World Trade...


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