The United States has just fired It’s starting shot in a new and heated softwood-lumber war in opposition to Canada, with your Trump administration announcing its very first batch regarding responsibilities on imported raw wood in the neighborhood of something like 20 per cent.
The move had been anticipated: this historic disagreement over lumber pricing has led to once-a-decade trade skirmishes between your neighbors, contributing to United states duties, after that inevitable courtroom battles, and eventually negotiated settlement.
What wasn’t predicted Monday was the excitement in which the new American government flung themselves in to the lumber hostilities, touting it’s inbound countervailing responsibilities as an example of U.S. President Donald Trump’s robust, America-first make trades posture. Full Story Can be seen Here.
Canada and China explore free trade talks while lumber battle looms with U.S. https://t.co/0BmoFa0O5s
— Welke (@WelkeCustoms) April 25, 2017