Raising import duty on birch plywood from Russia to 50% would create potential opportunities for U.S. producers

Enviro & Legislation

Long-lasting trade impacts could result from legislation passed last week in the U.S. House of Representatives that would end “normal trade relations” with Russia and increase tariffs on imports of birch plywood to 50%. This creates challenges for importers and potential opportunities for domestic manufacturers, says Decorative Hardwoods Association in a statement. Russia was the…

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