U.S. Lumber Executive Weighs In On Trump Administration's Canadian Lumber Tariff05:02
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Workers prepare lumber inside Weyerhaeuser's Port Alberni Mill on Vancouver Island in British Columbia. (Weyerhauser Company/AP)
Workers prepare lumber inside Weyerhaeuser's Port Alberni Mill on Vancouver Island in British Columbia. (Weyerhauser Company/AP)
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Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross has announced a 20 percent tariff on Canadian softwood. The lumber is used for home building in the U.S., and members of the American lumber industry say Canada's subsidies on the timber industry negatively impact their bottom line.

Here & Now's Robin Young speaks with Andrew Miller, CEO at Stimson Lumber Company in Oregon, about the tariffs.

This segment aired on April 27, 2017.

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