August 14, 2003 |
An international trade panel rejected Canada's claim that the United States had no basis to impose tariffs on softwood lumber used to build homes but said the duties might be too high. The panel of three American and two Canadian judges, set up under the North American Free Trade Agreement to deal with trade disputes, upheld U.S. claims that Canada subsidizes its timber industry and therefore is subject to tariffs.
September 19, 1994 |
NAFTA Outreach Meeting: The Border Environment Cooperation Commission will hold a community outreach meeting at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Imperial Irrigation District auditorium in El Centro. The BECC was set up as part of the North American Free Trade Agreement to monitor the impact of the trade agreement on the environment and regional infrastructure in communities along the U.S.-Mexico border. The newly created 10-member panel consisting of five U.S.