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U.S. loggers seek Agriculture department for tariff reliefs

American Loggers Council, logging associations, U.S., Department of Agriculture Secretary, Sonny Perdue, unrefined forest products, agricultural commodity, trade, tariff, retaliatory, relief

The American Loggers Council (ALC) and its member state logging associations delivered letters to U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue, asking the administration to include unrefined forest products as an agricultural commodity. ALC and its members say aligning timber and agriculture would enable impacted loggers to receive relief …

Indonesia proposes tax relief for furniture exporters

Indonesia, furniture, tax relief

Indonesia’s Minister for Industry Airlangga Hartarto has proposed tax relief measures for furniture exporters. Funding will be secured from the Ministry of Finance, he said, at the opening of the Indonesia International Furniture Expo (IFEX).  The value of Indonesia’s timber exports is expected to rise to US$5 billion by 2020 …

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