Commerce secretary warns Canada against ‘retaliatory action’ on lumber tariff

Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross on Saturday doubled down on the imposition of tariffs on Canadian softwood lumber, saying they were not based on “political considerations” and that “threats of retaliatory action” are “inappropriate.” [REBECCA MORIN] May 6th, 2017 [Politico]  “The Department of Commerce’s recent preliminary decision to impose tariffs on Canadian softwood lumber was…

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Jeff Ferry Published On Global Trade Magazine: Don’t Believe What They Tell You About Foreign Investment

We often hear of state and federal officials chasing after foreign investment dollars, trying to bring money into the United States. May 4th, 2017 | Written by Jeff Ferry, Global Trade Magazine Recently a dozen CEO’s of foreign companies met with the Trump administration to make the case that foreign investment is an unabashed good for America. Only…

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