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News Forestry Government Manufacturing General Production
November 25, 2020  

Canada calls US softwood duties unfair, unjustified, despite reduction

US Department of Commerce imposes countervailing duties of nearly 9%, down from just over 20%.

News Forestry Manufacturing General
November 13, 2018  

Conifex sawmill workers get two breaks amid higher log costs, duties

Company requires a 15% cut in lumber production for the quarter.

News Forestry Manufacturing Pulp & Paper General
March 14, 2018  

US hits Canadian forestry industry with more duties

US department of Commerce claims Canadian exporters underpriced uncoated groundwood paper by between 0 and 22.16%.

News Government Manufacturing Metals General
March 1, 2018  

Trump defends US steel, aluminum as tariff deadlines near

Has to make decisions on steel by April 11 and on aluminum by April 19.

News Manufacturing Metals General
February 28, 2018  

US proposes anti dumping duties on Chinese aluminum foil

Beijing faces complaints that a flood of Chinese aluminum, steel and other exports are being sold at unfairly low prices.

News Forestry Government Manufacturing General
January 10, 2018  

US newsprint duties will accelerate shift to digital: Resolute

600,000 workers in the newspaper and commercial printing sectors are at risk.

News Aerospace Government Manufacturing General
December 20, 2017  

Canada’s move as US confirms hefty Bombardier trade duties

Options include challenges under both NAFTA and at the World Trade Organization.

News Aerospace Manufacturing General
October 11, 2017  

Delta says CSeries deliveries may be delayed, but not killed by US duties

“We will not pay those tariffs and that is very clear,” says CEO Ed Bastian.

News Forestry Manufacturing General
August 23, 2017  

German softwood imports up 10X in wake of US duties on Canadian industry

Prices are rising, making imports from sources in Europe and more attractive.

Feature Forestry Government Manufacturing Pulp & Paper Business Operations Economy General
July 4, 2017  

Softwood dispute redux – it’s time to secure new lumber markets

Victory in the latest trade battle will only be secured if Canada uses all of the weapons in its arsenal.

News Forestry Manufacturing General
June 26, 2017  

Producers brace for second round of US softwood lumber duties

Preliminary anti-dumping duties expected average around 10%, added to previous levy.

News Construction Forestry Manufacturing Business Operations Economy General
June 13, 2017  

Canada and US still ‘very far apart’ on softwood lumber: Freeland

Levies on Canadian softwood sent to the US currently range from three to 24%.

News Forestry Manufacturing General
May 3, 2017  

Tembec CEO expects high lumber prices will prevent layoffs for now

But situation could change in Quebec if prices fall during the end to the home construction season.

News Forestry Government Manufacturing General
April 26, 2017  

Trump’s trade actions bring uncertainty to Canadian lumber country

Also fears of anti-dumping duty on softwood, renegotiating NAFTA and a border tax.

News Forestry Government Manufacturing General
April 25, 2017  

Ottawa won’t immediately offer softwood aid package

Waiting to see the details of various punitive measures before calculating the aid amount.

News Manufacturing Metals Oil & Gas Business Operations Economy General Operations Production
March 31, 2017  

EU should consider trade complaint in US steel spat, German foreign minister says

German official says the US calculations contradicted WTO rules and were intended to protect US steelmakers.

News Construction Manufacturing General
February 27, 2017  

Fort McMurray homeowners to be compensated for hiked drywall duties

Construction firms complained the tariffs were hampering efforts to recover from last year’s wildfire.

News Construction Government Manufacturing Business Operations Economy General
January 23, 2017  

Union asks PM to reject advice to relax anti-dumping duties on US drywall

Canada’s trade tribunal has called to replace duties with permanent variable duties on any imports that fall below a floor price.

News Forestry Manufacturing General
December 7, 2016  

Wood products outlook rosy for 2016, darker for 2017

Likelihood of softwood lumber import duties will weigh on bottom lines.

News Electronics Manufacturing General Operations Production Technology
July 29, 2015  

Taiwan, Thailand join deal to end tariffs on over 200 tech products

Annual trade in the 201 products covered by the deal is valued at over $1.3 trillion.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General Production
July 29, 2015  

Trade ministers from Pacific Rim gather on Maui to negotiate deal

Twelve countries account for 40% of the world’s economic activity.

News Electronics Government Manufacturing Economy General Production
July 24, 2015  

Trade deal ends tariffs on more than 200 tech products

Updated WTO accord covers products that generate $1 trillion in annual global revenue.

News Energy Business Operations Facilities Maintenance Operations Production Sustainability Technology
June 5, 2013  

China criticizes EU duties on solar panels

Announces anti dumping probe of European wine in dumping squabble

News Manufacturing Business Operations Production Technology
July 31, 2012  

US grants Whirlpool request to impose duties on washing machines from South Korea, Mexico

Samsung and LG accused of dumping imported machines, illegal under US trade law.