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Canada to appeal WTO decision on softwood lumber

April 15, 2019   Don Horne




Canada will appeal last week’s decision by the World Trade Organization (WTO) which ruled to allow the United States to use “zeroing” to calculate anti-dumping tariffs, Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said in a statement on Monday.

“We firmly believe that the U.S. duties on Canadian softwood lumber are unfair and unwarranted,” Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said in a statement to Reuters. “That is why we are challenging these duties at the WTO and under NAFTA.”

(Reuters)

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