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Would stumpage reform help end Canada’s interminable softwood lumber war with U.S.?

Last week, as expected, the U.S. Department of Commerce levied preliminary anti-dumping duties, averaging 7%, on Canadian softwood lumber exports.

When combined with earlier countervailing duties, it increases the cost of exporting lumber to the U.S. by 27% to 31%, depending on the company and region. As Canada's largest exporter of lumber to the U.S., B.C. producers will be hardest hit.

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Source: Business in Vancouver

 
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