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B.C. sawmill workers brace for punitive new U.S. duties on softwood lumber

B.C. sawmill workers are bracing for an anxious summer after the United States increased tariffs on Canadian softwood lumber.

The U.S. Department of Commerce is imposing new anti-dumping duties, assigning specific rates for three major producers based in British Columbia: Canfor Corp. will pay 7.72 per cent; Tolko Industries Ltd. 7.53 per cent and West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. 6.76 per cent.

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Source: The Globe and Mail

 
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