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Resolute Forest says U.S. tariffs behind move to lay off workers

Canadian lumber company Resolute Forest Products Inc RFP.N said its move to temporarily lay off 1,282 employees was related to the United States' decision last month to impose preliminary anti-subsidy duties on imports of Canadian softwood lumber.

The company said, starting Monday, it would cut shifts at three sawmills in Quebec for a six-week period, and also halt some activities at another sawmill in Quebec for two weeks, among other actions.

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Source: Reuters

 
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