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Mon Feb 3 02:18:12 EST 1997
Don Staples wrote:
> I would ask a question of you. what is the Canadian view of the timber trade agreement
> between you country and the US? My understanding (gathered from a report presented to
> your parliment and reported on the net) is that it is a locked in agreement for 5 years
> with not negotiation on price or volume. Comments?
Ever since the US and Canada began trade in forest products there has
been acrimony. Five years with an agreement is a long needed break from
the fight. Where exactly did you find the posting on the net? Was this
part of the FTA or a separate agreement? If it is part of the FTA we in
Canada have less to worry about our forest products and more to worry
about our water.
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