WTO Creates Two Dispute Settlement Panels to Review US Softwood Lumber Duties

The World Trade Organization says its dispute settlement body has agreed to establish two panels to examine Canada’s complaint about duties imposed by the United States on softwood lumber imports.

The Canadian government requested March 27 that a panel be set up to examine the dispute after consultations with the US in January failed to resolve the matter. It also requested a second panel to review the US use of differential pricing methodology in its anti-dumping determinations. read more >>