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Canadian lumber groups to Commerce: CVD orders violate USMCA

November 30, 2022 at 6:23 PM
The Commerce Department’s treatment of Canadian forest sustainability programs as countervailable subsidies is inconsistent with U.S. commitments under the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement and with the Biden administration’s climate policy, Canadian lumber groups told the department this week. In a Nov. 28 comment to Commerce, representatives of the Conseil de l’industrie forestière du Québec and the Ontario Forest Industries Association, referring to themselves collectively as “Central Canada,” said the department was countervailing “numerous and diverse provincial and federal government environmental programs” addressing...

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