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War on Imported Plywood Bears Collateral Damage for Wood Industry

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By: Greg Simon

A protectionist war on imports is creating widespread collateral damage for the wood products industry.   Unprecedented duties totaling 45% on Chinese imported hardwood plywood were handed down in a matter of weeks by the Department of Commerce, resulting in price volatility and supply disruption in both imported and domestic hardwood plywood market.  Any wood product manufacturers that have experienced these economic ripple effects should ask the handful of domestic companies that spearheaded this government petition if these are the consequences that they intended. – See more at: http://www.woodworkingnetwork.com/wood-blogs/industrial-woodworker/production-industry-guest-blogs/Imported-Plywood-War-Bears-Collateral-Damage-for-Wood-Products-217948391.html#sthash.2FakhL2Y.dpuf

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