Company managing 220 private woodlots in NS concerned about exports to USA

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA“A Nova Scotia company that manages 220 private woodlots in the province is worried about an announcement that the U.S. Lumber Coalition is considering levying new duties on Canadian softwood lumber shipments… Ed MacDonell, the manager of Conform Limited, based in Middle Musquodoboit, N.S. comments “It costs a lot of money to fight these battles and if there was, say, a 15- or 20-per cent tariff put on our lumber, it would be very hard for us to compete and continue”. View CBC report (Nov 26, 2016).
I guess this is more incentive to clearcut and reduce costs to remain competitive.

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