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This barrier is unrelated to the end of the transition period, following the United Kingdom's departure from the EU.

Public ID: PID-G3NVNG

Preference for local timber and lumber procurement in Alaska, USA

in United States

Trade barrier summary

Alaska state law requires government agencies to procure lumber and timber locally.

Products may be procured from suppliers outside of Alaska if they are:

- 7% less expensive
- of comparable quality.

This reduces market access opportunities for UK exporters of timber and lumber.


Sectors affected

  • Advanced engineering
  • Agriculture, horticulture, fisheries and pets
  • Consumer and retail

Resolved

No


Date reported

8 August 2019


Last updated

22 December 2021


Public ID

PID-G3NVNG


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