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The threat of U.S. tariffs soon being slapped on Canadian softwood-lumber exports hangs over Canada’s forestry sector.

Industry analysts warn that the United States is poised to impose countervailing and anti-dumping duties totalling 30 per cent to 40 per cent in what would be a painful weight for Canadian lumber producers to bear.

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