Industries band together to fight newsprint tariff
A broad group of industries, including newspaper printers and publishers, have united to fight tariffs on paper from Canada.
The Coalition to Stop Tariffs on Printers and Publishing (STOPP) is asking newspapers to join the fight against tariffs on Canadian imports of uncoated groundwood paper, which includes newsprint used for newspapers and other printed materials.
The government is now collecting these duties, and Canadian manufacturers are already passing these new taxes on to newspapers. The coalition has heard these tariffs have driven up newsprint prices by 20 percent to
See the April issue of Georgia Press Bulletin for a full report and for suggestions on ways to participate in efforts to end the tariffs. One of the ways is to download and use ads like the one at left from News Media Alliance at: https://www.newsmediaalliance.org/research_tools/newsprint-tariff-ads/
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