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B.C. commits to SLA export duties exemption

Sept. 7, 2016 - British Columbia's plan to make its forest industry more competitive in global marketplace includes a commitment to exempt the value-added sector from potential export duties brought about by a new softwood lumber trade agreement with the U.S.

Russ Cameron, president of the Independent Wood Processors Association of B.C., told The Province he is very pleased with the tax exemption commitment, which he says could provide an incentive for timber licensees to make more wood available to them.

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