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      On June 18, 2008, pursuant to section 3301 of Title III, Subtitle D of the Food, Conservation and Energy Act of 2008 (Public Law 110-146), Congress enacted section 805 of Title VIII of the Tariff Act of 1930 (the Softwood Lumber Act of 2008). Under this provision, the Under Secretary for International Trade of the Department of Commerce is mandated to "determine, on a monthly basis, any export charges (expressed as a percentage of export price) to be collected by a country of export from exporters of softwood lumber or softwood lumber products described in section 804(a) in order to ensure compliance with any international agreement entered into by that country and the United States." This provision further requires that the Under Secretary publish these export charges on the website of the International Trade Administration.

      The United States has an international agreement pertaining to the export of softwood lumber or softwood lumber products, with the following countries:

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    R e l a t e d   D o c u m e n t s
Requests for Comments Comments Received/Date Semiannual Softwood Lumber Subsidies Reports
81 FR 25375, 04/28/2016
80 FR 63957, 10/22/2015 Quebec and Ontario (11/23/2015)
Resolute Forest Products Inc. (11/23/2015)
Softwood Lumber Subsidies Report   (12/16/2015)
80 FR 22707, 04/23/2015 Quebec and Ontario (05/26/2015)
Softwood Lumber Subsidies Report   (06/16/2015)
79 FR 63895, 10/27/2014 US Lumber Coalition (11/26/2014)
Quebec and Ontario (11/25/2014)
Softwood Lumber Subsidies Report   (12/16/2014)
79 FR 24403, 04/30/2014 US Lumber Coalition (05/30/2014)
NAHB (05/29/2014)
Softwood Lumber Subsidies Report   (06/16/2014)
78 FR 65970, 11/04/2013 US Lumber Coalition (12/04/2013)   Softwood Lumber Subsidies Report   (12/20/2013)
78 FR 24724, 04/26/2013 US Lumber Coalition (05/23/2013)   Softwood Lumber Subsidies Report   (06/19/2013)
77 FR 66584, 11/06/2012 US Lumber Coalition (12/06/2012)   Softwood Lumber Subsidies Report   (12/17/2012)
77 FR 25961, 05/02/2012 US Lumber Coalition (06/01/2012)   Softwood Lumber Subsidies Report   (06/15/2012)
76 FR 67148, 10/31/2011 US Lumber Coalition (11/29/2011)   Softwood Lumber Subsidies Report   (12/15/2011)
76 FR 23991, 04/29/2011 CFLI   (05/31/2011) Softwood Lumber Subsidies Report   (06/15/2011)
75 FR 68328, 11/05/2010 CFLI (12/06/2010)
Idaho Timber   (12/06/2010)
Softwood Lumber Subsidies Report   (12/06/2010)
75 FR 22743, 04/30/2010 CFLI   (06/01/2010) Softwood Lumber Subsidies Report   (06/11/2010)
74 FR 56594, 11/02/2009 CFLI   (12/02/2009) Softwood Lumber Subsidies Report   (12/18/2009)
74 FR 20289, 05/01/2009 CFLI   (06/01/2009) Softwood Lumber Subsidies Report   (06/15/2009)
73 FR 63695, 10/27/2008 CFLI   (11/26/2008) Softwood Lumber Subsidies Report   (12/15/2008)



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