Inside the never-ending softwood lumber trade war between Canada and the U.S.
Canadian-owned sawmills south of the border now account for 22 per cent of lumber capacity across the U.S. The softwood lumber fight, which dates back to the early 1980s, is complicated by divergent views on public versus private ownership of forests. In the latest round of the long-running trade fight, the US Department of Commerce started imposing tariffs in 2017 on shipments of Canadian lumber.
Published 3 months ago · Ottawa, Canada
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