2006 Softwood Lumber Agreement

Below are documents related to the dispute settlement under 2006 Softwood Lumber Agreement entered into between the United States and Canada:


Provincial Subsidies – Compensatory Adjustments


British Columbia Timber Pricing

Provincial Subsidies

Export Measures

On January 18, 2010, United States Trade Representative Ron Kirk announced that the United States is requesting arbitration with Canada under the 2006 Softwood Lumber Agreement (SLA) regarding the under-pricing of timber harvested from public lands in the Interior region of British Columbia. You can view the U.S. Request for Arbitration here, along with Exhibit A and Exhibit B.

2006 U.S.-Canada Softwood Lumber Agreement

Extension to the 2006 U.S.-Canada Softwood Lumber Agreement