Canada And U.S. Closing In On Softwood Lumber Deal

Canada would cap its U.S. market share at 30 percent, in an effort to settle the softwood lumber trade dispute, with the U.S. supplying the remainder. But resolving what happens if it can’t make up the balance may be keeping an agreement from being reached. The...

U.S. Senators Urge Quotas On Canadian Lumber

Seven members of the Senate Finance Committee on Tuesday called the Trump administration to set quotas on Canadian softwood lumber and closely consult with Congress during negotiations of a final agreement. Senate Finance Committee ranking member Ron Wyden (D-Ore.)...

U.S. Lumber Coalition Applauds Objectives In NAFTA Talks

The U.S. Lumber Coalition recently commented on the Trump Administration’s objectives for the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), including the recommendation to preserve the ability of the United States to rigorously enforce its...

U.S. Lumber Coalition Objects To Canada Subsidizing

The U.S. Lumber Coalition, a trade group that had been rallying against the extension of the Softwood Lumber Agreement with Canada, came out as expected against the Canadian government’s plan to spend C$867-million in subsidies for Canadian softwood producers...