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U.S. loggers seek Agriculture department for tariff reliefs

American Loggers Council, logging associations, U.S., Department of Agriculture Secretary, Sonny Perdue, unrefined forest products, agricultural commodity, trade, tariff, retaliatory, relief

The American Loggers Council (ALC) and its member state logging associations delivered letters to U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue, asking the administration to include unrefined forest products as an agricultural commodity. ALC and its members say aligning timber and agriculture would enable impacted loggers to receive relief …

Editor’s pickSome timber products affected by China’s retaliatory tariffs

United States, China, trade war, retaliatory, timber products, AHEC, NHLA

The U.S.- China trade war tensions heightens once more on Friday as Beijing announced a new round of retaliatory tariffs on about $75 billion worth of U.S. goods. The tariffs of 5% or 10% on US imports will start on 1 Sep, according to a statement posted by China’s Finance Ministry. Some products will be also subject to tariffs with effect …