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Canada Will Keep Working with U.S. on Softwood Dispute: Trudeau

Posted June 28, 2017

Under Economic Issues, International Trade Issues

(Canadian Press)

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says his Liberal government will continue to work with the U.S. administration to find a resolution to the latest chapter of the long-running dispute over softwood lumber.

Trudeau says Canada has regularly emerged triumphant whenever the U.S.-Canada softwood dispute lands in the courts and the government expects the same outcome again.

Late Monday, the U.S. Department of Commerce hit Canada with an additional 6.87 per cent in preliminary average anti-dumping tariffs, leaving the industry facing average duties of about 27 per cent. Click here to read more.

Related: Canadian Softwood Lumber Hit with Second Wave of Duties (GHY)