Newsprint tariffs are threat to industry

Last January, the Commerce Department placed a preliminary duty on producers and exporters of uncoated groundwood paper (newsprint) from Canada that ranges from 4.42 percent to 9.93 percent of wholesale price. That tariff was followed up in March by an anti-dumping duty of 22.16 percent on some Canadian producers and exporters. The impact of the government’s actions has been a […]