WTO rules largely in Canada's favour in glossy paper dispute

The World Trade Organization has ruled largely in Canada's favour in a dispute over US duties on glossy paper.

Last year, a NAFTA review panel also ruled in Canada's favour with a unanimous decision ordering the US Department of Commerce to reconsider its duties against several Canadian mills.

The US-imposed duties included 20.18 per cent on Nova Scotia's Port Hawkesbury Paper and 18.85 per cent on the JD Irving mill in New Brunswick.

In imposing the duties in 2015, the US claimed Canadian producers received unfair subsidies, such as cheap government-supplied electricity.