The U.S. Department of Commerce has set a new average duty rate of 8.9 percent on Canadian softwood lumber imports.

“While the U.S. Lumber Coalition has demonstrated that this calculation understates true levels of subsidies and dumping, these results nonetheless reinforce that the Canadian lumber industry benefits from significant government subsidies and dumps lumber into the U.S. market at unfairly low prices,” stated Zoltan van Heyningen, Executive Director of the U.S. Lumber Coalition.

FLA has worked diligently on this issue and will continue to do so.

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