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N.B. sticking to request for exclusion from softwood restrictions

FREDERICTON -- A lumber industry analyst says a request to exclude New Brunswick from U.S. softwood restrictions may be dropped to get an agreement with the United States, but the province and industry officials say they're sticking to their position.


Hamir Patel of CIBC World Markets issued a report earlier this week saying a deal setting quotas on Canadian softwood exports could be reached in the coming weeks, but only if Canada drops several demands, such as the New Brunswick exemption.

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Source: CTV News Atlantic

 
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