INVESTIGATION PROGRESS

Date Status
07 Dec 2017 Definitive 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: 07 Dec 2017 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Anti-subsidy

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 April 24, 2017, the Department of Commerce announced its affirmative preliminary determination in the countervailing duty investigation.

On November 2, 2017, the Department of Commerce announced its affirmative final determinations. Commerce calculated final subsidy rates for mandatory respondents: for Canfor Corporation, 13.24 percent; for Resolute FP Canada, Ltd., 14.70 percent; for Tolko Marketing and Sales Ltd. and Tolko Industries Ltd., 14.85 percent; and, for West Fraser Mills, Ltd., 18.19 percent. Commerce also calculated a final subsidy rate for the voluntary respondent, J.D. Irving, Limited of 3.34 percent. Commerce established a final subsidy rate of 14.25 percent for all other producers/exporters in 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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