After 9 years of the truce imposed by the Softwood Lumber Agreement, what’s next for trade in lumber between the U.S. and Canada?
British Columbia's Minister of Forests, Lands and Natural Resources Operations, Steve Thomson, expects the Canada-United States Softwood Lumber Agreement (SLA) will expire next month and enter a one-year standstill period.
Imports of some uncoated freesheet and groundwood paper grades from China, Indonesia, Brazil, Australia and Portugal to the U.S. will now face a duty of up to 193 per cent. The U.S. Department of Commerce imposed preliminary anti-dumping duties on Aug. 20, following its investigation and an investigation by the U.S. International Trade Commission, which concluded that the U.S. industry had been materially injured by sales of these paper products for less than their fair value.
Canadian supercalendered paper sold in the U.S. is now subject to a duties up to 20%, following a preliminary determination by the U.S. Department of Commerce. The investigation concluded that Canadian producers and exporters have received countervailable subsidies.
The U.S. Department of Commerce will continue to conduct an investigation on imports of supercalendered paper from Canada, following a decision by the United States International Trade Commission (USITC) on April 10. The USITC has decided that...
The U.S. Department of Commerce has initiated a countervailing duty (CVD) investigation of imports of supercalendered paper from Canada, at the request of The Coalition for Fair Paper Imports, an ad hoc association of two U.S. manufacturers of...
The trade dispute with China over the country’s imposition of import duties on dissolving pulp moved ahead another step in early February, as the federal government requested a panel at the World Trade Organization (WTO) to resolve the...
UPM’s supercalendered paper mill in Madison, Maine, is taking a temporary shutdown for several weeks, citing international competition, energy costs and market conditions, reports the Bangor Daily News.
The Canadian government has filed a claim with the World Trade Organization regarding the imposition of duties by China against Canadian producers of dissolving pulp (viscose staple fibre grade pulp).
China's Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) has made a final determination in its anti-dumping investigation concerning viscose-grade dissolving pulp produced in Canada, the U.S. and Brazil.
Domtar Corp. of Montreal has announced a US$20/tonne increase for North America for its bleached softwood kraft pulp (BSKP) grades, according to buyer information. This would put Domtar’s prices at $1,030/tonne for northern bleached...
The Malaysian Star newspaper has reported that the Malaysian Newsprint Publishers Association (MNPA) is appealing to the government not to extend the anti-dumping duties on imports of newsprint paper.
International Trade Minister Jim Peterson today welcomed the unanimous decision of the NAFTA Extraordinary Challeng...
The World Trade Organization (WTO) rejected almost all of Canada's complaints against U.S. anti-dumping duties on s...
Georgia-Pacific to lay off nearly 700 people at Louisiana millJanuary 11, 2019 – Georgia-Pacific has announced it will lay…
West Fraser to further reduce production at three B.C. sawmillsJanuary 15, 2019 – West Fraser has announced further temporary…
Toscotec to supply PM5 rebuild at Smurfit Kappa mill in FranceJanuary 11, 2019 – Toscotec has been awarded a contract…
AMETEK Surface Vision appoints new director of salesJanuary 15, 2019 – AMETEK Surface Vision, a provider of…
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