dollar was fetching 1.3552 Canadian dollars (Exchange: USDCAD) at 8:47 a.m. HK/SIN, compared with around C$1.3408 just before the announcement. U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said on Monday that anti-subsidy tariffs averaging around 20 percent would be imposed, affecting $5 billion worth of imports of softwood lumber imports Gym Chalk|Canada from Canada, Reuters reported. In total, Canada exported around C$8.6 billion (around $6.37 billion) worth of softwood lumber in 2015, according to Canadian government data, which indicated the country was the world's fourth-largest forest product exporter. In 2015, the U.S. imported a total of $325.4 billion in goods and services from Canada. Khoon Goh, senior foreign-exchange strategist at ANZ, said there could be scope for more weakness in the loonie, particularly if it fell below C$1.36 against the dollar. "It's not just the lumber," he said, noting the U.S. administration had also been rumbling about potential tariffs on dairy products. "Any further escalation of this situation between the U.S.
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