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NAFTA panel: ITC acted improperly in U.S.-Canada softwood lumber case

September 06, 2019 at 10:22 AM
The U.S. International Trade Commission did not meet its obligations under U.S. law when it calculated antidumping and countervailing duties on Canadian softwood lumber, a North American Free Trade Agreement panel ruled on Thursday. The binational chapter 19 panel found the ITC erred in how it determined that the U.S. domestic industry was injured by Canadian imports. According to the panel ruling, the ITC did not provide enough evidence for the conclusions it reached. Subsequently, the panel ordered the ITC...


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