Posts Tagged ‘international trade’

N.B. Premier “cautiously optimistic” about softwood exemption

February 8, 2018

After a recent meeting with U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross Jr. in Washington, New Brunswick’s Premier, Brian Gallant, said he remains cautiously optimistic that softwood lumber from his province will get an exemption from current tariffs. New Brunswick producers have previously been exempt from softwood lumber duties, but the

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Ministers met to discuss softwood lumber tariffs

November 13, 2017

OTTAWA – Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources, the Honourable Jim Carr, and his provincial counterparts met Nov. 10 to discuss the final determinations by the U.S. Department of Commerce in the countervailing and anti-dumping duty investigations into imports of certain softwood lumber products from Canada. Minister Carr and the other members of the

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