Canada Files NAFTA Appeal in Softwood Lumber Dispute - Nov 17, 2017 

Chapter 19 of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) establishes a panel of five arbiters, agreed upon by both countries, who will decide if the duties meet U.S. law.; U.S. Officials Assess Plywood Antidumping Duties on Chinese Imports: U.S. officials raised the antidumping duties (AD) to 183.36%, and those duties now apply to all Chinese companies without exception.; House Passes Forest Health Reforms Again, Now Waits for Senate: The bill promotes active forest management on national lands and reforms designed to address the wildfire and forest health crisis facing the country’s public lands. It is largely opposed by preservationist and environmental groups.