Here for Secretary of Commerce Donald L. Evans'
Statement on Monitoring of Softwood Lumber Imports
and Countervailing Duty Petitions - Softwood Lumber
The Softwood Lumber Agreement expired at midnight March
31, 2001. On April 2, 2001, the U.S. industry filed both countervailing
and antidumping duty petitions against lumber from Canada.
AD / CVD
Filed: April 2, 2001 / April 2, 2001
Initiation: April 23, 2001 / April 23, 2001
Preliminary: Determination: May 17, 2001 / May 17, 2001
Preliminary Determination: Sept. 10, 2001 / June 27, 2001
Final Determination: Nov. 26, 2001 / Sept. 10, 2001
Final Determination: Jan. 10, 2002 / Oct. 25, 2001
Issues Orders (If warranted): Jan. 17, 2002 / Nov. 1, 2001
The Coalition for Fair Lumber Imports Executive Committee,
which includes Hood Industries, International Paper Co., Moose River
Lumber Co., New South Inc., Plum Creek Timber Co., Potlatch Corp.,
Seneca Sawmill Co., Shearer Lumber Products, Shuqualak Lumber Co.,
Sierra Pacific Industries, Swift Lumber Inc., Temple-Inland Forest
Products, and Tolleson Lumber Co., Inc.; the United Brotherhood
of Carpenters and Joiners of America; and the Paper, Allied-Industrial,
Chemical and Energy Workers International Union.
Subsidy Rate: 39.9 percent
Dumping Margins: 22.5 to 72.9 percent
investigations are initiated, parties who meet the regulatory definition
of an interested party may file a letter of appearance in this proceeding.
See section 771(9) of the Act.
applications may be filed with our APO office as soon as petitions
are filed. You can contact our APO office at 202-482-3354.
of Public Version of Petition:
versions of the petition are available for purchase in our Central
Records Unit, Room B-099, in the Main Commerce Building, 14th
Street and Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20230.