The Canadian Press

2001-08-10 | Softwood Lumber Pettigrew

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On August 10th, the US slapped a duty of 19.3 per cent on Canadian softwood lumber. International Trade Minister Pierre Pettigrew said if the duty stood, Canada would appeal -- "and we will win." Pettigrew noted the duty was a preliminary ruling. (Pettigrew said in the past, American courts sided with Canada in similar disputes over softwood lumber.)

Date: 2001-08-10
Placeline: MONTREAL, Quebec.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 18 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << the government of Canada will continue to defend the rights of Canadian softwood Lumber industry we have anticipated that the United States government could go this route and together with industry and the provinces we are prepared for the legal battle >>


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