BC Lumber Producers Say Softwood Ruling “Completely Without Merit”

Responding to the recent decision by the US International Trade Commission [ITC] on softwood lumber, Susan Yurkovich, president of the BC Lumber Trade Council, said there is no doubt the process is biased toward the US industry.

The statement issued by the BC trade groups reads: “The ruling today, while not unexpected, is completely without merit. The ITC finding of ‘injury’, despite the current record-setting profitability of the US lumber industry, makes it very clear that this was not an objective evaluation of the facts. read more >>