Content about United States – Canada softwood lumber dispute

January 25, 2012

Trade officials from the United States and Canada have extended their Softwood Lumber Agreement for two more years. The 2006 agreement was signed with no changes on Jan. 24 by U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk and Canadian Minister for International Trade Ed Fast. The extension will be in effect through Oct. 15, 2015.

December 5, 2011

The U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) has decided to move forward with an investigation into claims that imports of crystalline silicon photovoltaic cells and modules from China are allegedly subsidized and sold in the United States at less than fair value. All six Commissioners voted in the affirmative.

January 13, 2008

The subsidy plan is part of a $1 billion (CAD) government proposal, which will be...

September 9, 2007

It might have been too much to expect that the United States and Canada would...

August 26, 2007

Acquisitions, new growth. Builders FirstSource has acquired Bama Truss and Components, a Shelby, Ala., maker...

June 24, 2007

RISI, a leading source of economic intelligence on the forest products industry, will present at...