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Trump slaps tariff on Canadian softwood lumber

The Commerce Department later announced it had reached a preliminary determination and would impose countervailing duties ranging from 3 percent to 24 percent on imported softwood lumber, with an average of about 20 percent.One person in the room said Trump threatened that dairy could be next. 38 more words

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No one is talking about the most insidious part of Trump's lumber tariff

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The Trump administration has started slapping tariffs on our trading partners. On Tuesday, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross announced a tariff on Canadian lumber. 953 more words

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COMMERCE SECRETARY: 'I wouldn't regard the Canadian situation as being anything like the war with ISIS'

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US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said on Monday that his department will slap new anti-subsidy duties on Canadian softwood lumber imports.

The duties, averaging 20%, would affect $5 billion worth of softwood lumber imports from Canada.  262 more words

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VAT defined.

When first introduced last 01 January 1988, VAT means the tax on the value added by every seller to his purchases of goods or services; as well as on importation of goods into the Philippines, whether for personal or business use. 453 more words


The feasibility of the power sector recovery plan

By Akachukwu Okafor 06/04/2017

From a preliminary analysis of the recently developed power sector recovery plan approved by the Federal Government, it is not a feasible recovery plan in the medium and long term. 1,407 more words

Electricity tariffs set to increase from today

(Source: www.straitstimes.com)

Households will pay more for electricity from today, with electricity tariffs going up by an average of 6.1 per cent for the second quarter of the year. 245 more words

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