It’s not steel, but it’s another industry where the US trade gurus aren’t acting like free traders ….

Yahoo! News – Canada claims victory in wood export row with US: “The lumber industry is a weighty political constituency in US states and Canadian provinces important for both leaders in looming election battles.

‘This supports what Canada has been saying all along: Canadian softwood lumber exports do not threaten to injure US producers,’ said Canadian International Trade Minister Jim Peterson in Washington. “

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