Canada calls US softwood duties unfair, unjustified, despite reduction
US Department of Commerce imposes countervailing duties of nearly 9%, down from just over 20%.
Conifex sawmill workers get two breaks amid higher log costs, duties
Company requires a 15% cut in lumber production for the quarter.
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%.
Trump defends US steel, aluminum as tariff deadlines near
Has to make decisions on steel by April 11 and on aluminum by April 19.
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.
US newsprint duties will accelerate shift to digital: Resolute
600,000 workers in the newspaper and commercial printing sectors are at risk.
Canada’s move as US confirms hefty Bombardier trade duties
Options include challenges under both NAFTA and at the World Trade Organization.
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.
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.
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.
Producers brace for second round of US softwood lumber duties
Preliminary anti-dumping duties expected average around 10%, added to previous levy.
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%.
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.
Trump’s trade actions bring uncertainty to Canadian lumber country
Also fears of anti-dumping duty on softwood, renegotiating NAFTA and a border tax.
Ottawa won’t immediately offer softwood aid package
Waiting to see the details of various punitive measures before calculating the aid amount.
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.
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.
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.
Wood products outlook rosy for 2016, darker for 2017
Likelihood of softwood lumber import duties will weigh on bottom lines.
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.
Trade ministers from Pacific Rim gather on Maui to negotiate deal
Twelve countries account for 40% of the world’s economic activity.
Trade deal ends tariffs on more than 200 tech products
Updated WTO accord covers products that generate $1 trillion in annual global revenue.
China criticizes EU duties on solar panels
Announces anti dumping probe of European wine in dumping squabble
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.