ITC Opens Anti-Dumping Duties Probe On Canadian Lumber

Law360, Washington (December 1, 2016, 5:55 PM EST) -- The U.S. International Trade Commission took the standard step Thursday of opening an investigation requested by American softwood lumber producers into their Canadian competitors to mull whether new tariffs are needed to keep maple leaf lumber from being “dumped” on the United States at unfair below-market rates.

In a Federal Register notice due for publication Friday, the ITC said it would be opening an investigation based on a petition last week from the U.S. Lumber Coalition — a standard step because of the 45-day clock for...
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