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Aug 24, 2020, 11:54 ET WTO Softwood Lumber Panel Report Is Posterchild for Need to Reform the WTO - The United States Must Reject this Blatant Attempt by a WTO Panel to Diminish U.S. Rights

A World Trade Organization (WTO) dispute settlement panel published its report in the U.S. countervailing duty case against unfairly subsidized...


May 22, 2020, 14:59 ET NAFTA Panel Affirms ITC Remand Decision -- Unfairly Traded Canadian Softwood Imports Harm U.S. Producers and Workers

Today, the U.S. Lumber Coalition issued the following statement regarding the decision issued by a North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) panel...


May 01, 2020, 17:38 ET U.S. Lumber Coalition Statement on Announced New Aid Measures to Canadian Lumber Industry

The U.S. Lumber Coalition today expressed concern over recent announced and implied aid programs across Canada to benefit the Canadian Lumber...


Apr 09, 2019, 11:15 ET WTO Panel Affirms U.S. Department of Commerce Antidumping Duty Measures Applying the Differential Pricing Methodology to Softwood Lumber Products from Canada

The U.S. Lumber Coalition applauds today's decision by a World Trade Organization (WTO) dispute settlement panel affirming the United States'...


Jun 14, 2018, 02:14 ET USLC: Congressional Letter Contains Inaccurate Facts Regarding Softwood Lumber Trade with Canada

Today, House Members Kenny Marchant (R-TX) and Brian Higgins (D-NY) penned a letter to Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross and U.S. Trade Representative...


Dec 07, 2017, 10:40 ET USLC: ITC Finds Canadian Subsidies Harm U.S. Producers and Workers; Restores Fair Trade in the Softwood Lumber Industry

The United States International Trade Commission (ITC) ruled today that the U.S. lumber industry is materially injured by Canadian government...


Nov 02, 2017, 12:23 ET Final Determination of AD and CVD a Positive Step Forward for the U.S. Lumber Industry

Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced the final determination of antidumping and countervailing duties on imports of Canadian softwood...


Jul 25, 2017, 10:28 ET U.S. Lumber Coalition Applauds Senate Finance Committee Members' Push for Fair Trade Agreement with Canada

In a letter today, Senators Michael Bennet (D-CO), Mike Crapo (R-ID), Mike Enzi (R-WY), Johnny Isakson (R-GA), Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), Mark Warner...


Jul 18, 2017, 09:00 ET U.S. Lumber Coalition Applauds The Administration's Objectives To Preserve United States' Ability To Enforce U.S. Trade Laws and Eliminate NAFTA's Chapter 19 Dispute Settlement Mechanism

The U.S. Lumber Coalition today commented on the Trump Administration's objectives for the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement...


Jun 26, 2017, 19:25 ET U.S. Lumber Industry Applauds Commerce Department Finding of Canadian Dumping

The U.S. Lumber Coalition released the following statement in response to the U.S. Department of Commerce announcement of antidumping duties related...


Jun 01, 2017, 15:36 ET U.S. Lumber Coalition Comments On Latest Canadian Softwood Lumber Subsidy

The U.S. Lumber Coalition released the following statement in response to the Canadian government's announcement of C$867-million in additional...


Oct 12, 2015, 10:46 ET U.S. Lumber Coalition Comments on Expiration of U.S.-Canada Softwood Lumber Agreement

The U.S. Lumber Coalition took note of the expiration today of the 2006 Softwood Lumber Agreement between the United States and Canada and expressed...


Feb 26, 2013, 10:36 ET U.S. Lumber Coalition Seriously Concerned by British Columbia Log Export Policy Changes

The U.S. Lumber Coalition is seriously concerned by the recent announcement of log export policy changes in British Columbia (BC), particularly an...


Jan 26, 2012, 11:21 ET U.S. Lumber Coalition Welcomes President Obama's Commitment to Continued Strong Trade Enforcement

The U.S. Lumber Coalition welcomes President Obama's statement during the State of the Union address in which he underlined the Administration's...


Jan 23, 2012, 01:07 ET U.S. Lumber Coalition Welcomes Extension of U.S.-Canada Softwood Lumber Agreement; Calls on Canada to Improve Compliance

The U.S. Lumber Coalition today welcomes the announcement by the U.S. Trade Representative that the United States and Canada have agreed to extend...


Nov 08, 2011, 02:17 ET U.S. Lumber Coalition Questions British Columbia's Failure to Implement Market Pricing System Updates on the BC Coast

The British Columbia (BC) government has failed to implement the 2011 regular update to the so-called BC Market Pricing System (MPS) for timber in...