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Tariffs on Canadian Paper Products Dumped

In a dramatic turnaround, the U.S. International Trade Commission has reversed a Trump administration decision to impose heavy tariffs on paper products imported into the U.S from Canada.

The administration first levied the tariffs in January at the request of the Washington State–based North Pacific Paper Company, whose representatives contended that the Canadian government was subsidizing the manufacturing of paper, thereby hurting paper production in the U.S. Tariffs, which ran as high as 20%, were placed on uncoated groundwood paper, which is the grade used to make paper for both books and newsprint.

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Source: Publishers Weekly

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