Canada to Challenge US Lumber Duties Using Regional Trade Pact

Canada’s government said it will challenge US duties on softwood lumber, saying the tariffs have caused “unjustified harm” to the industry and workers. According to International Trade Minister Mary Ng, “Canada is disappointed that the United States continues to impose unwarranted and unfair duties.” “While the duty rates will decrease from the current levels for the majority of exporters, the only truly fair outcome would be for the United States to cease applying baseless duties.” Read more here.