INVESTIGATION PROGRESS

Date Status
07 Dec 2017 Definitive duty
02 Nov 2017 Preliminary duty
25 Nov 2016 Initiation

IMPLEMENTATION LEVEL

National

AFFECTED FLOW

Inflow

ANNOUNCED AS TEMPORARY

No

NON-TRADE-RELATED RATIONALE

No

ELIGIBLE FIRMS

all

JUMBO

No

TARIFF PEAK

No
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Inception date: 02 Nov 2017 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Anti-dumping

On November 25, 2016 the Committee Overseeing Action for Lumber International Trade Investigations or Negotiations filed a petition seeking the imposition of countervailing and anti-dumping duties on certain softwood lumber products imported from Canada. On November 25, 2016 the Committee Overseeing Action for Lumber International Trade Investigations or Negotiations filed a petition seeking the imposition of countervailing and anti-dumping duties on certain softwood lumber products imported from Canada.
The U.S. International Trade Commission reached an affirmative determination in its preliminary injury investigation on January 5, 2017.

On June 26, 2017, the Department of Commerce announced its affirmative preliminary determination in the antidumping duty investigation.

On November 2, 2017, the Department of Commerce announced its affirmative final determinations. Commerce found that mandatory respondents Canfor Corporation, Canadian Forest Products Ltd., and Canfor Wood Products Marketing Ltd. (Canfor); Resolute FP Canada Inc. (Resolute); Tolko Marketing and Sales Ltd. and Tolko Industries Ltd. (Tolko); and West Fraser Mills Ltd. (West Fraser), were dumping at margins of 8.89, 3.20, 7.22 and 5.57 percent, respectively. Commerce established a final dumping margin of 6.58 percent for all other producers and exporters of softwood lumber from Canada.

On December 7, 2017 the U.S. International Trade Commission determined that a U.S. industry is materially injured by reason of these imports. As a result of the USITC’s affirmative determinations, Commerce will issue antidumping and countervailing duty orders on imports of this product from Canada.

AFFECTED COUNTRIES

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AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

311 Wood, sawn or chipped lengthwise, sliced or peeled, of a thickness exceeding 6 mm; railway or tramway sleepers (cross-ties) of wood, not impregnated
4407 Wood sawn or chipped lengthwise, sliced or peeled, whether or not planed, sanded or endjointed, of a thickness exceeding 6 mm.
440710 Coniferous
312 Wood continuously shaped; wood wool, flour and chips
4409 Wood (including strips and friezes for parquet flooring, not assembled) continuously shaped (tongued, grooved, rebated, chamfered, Vjointed, beaded, moulded, rounded or the like) along any of its edges, ends or faces, whether or not planed, sanded or end
440910 Coniferous

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