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April 30, 2004 | From Bloomberg News
The U.S. may have to drop 27% duties on Canadian lumber shipments worth $5.5 billion a year after a trade tribunal said there wasn't enough evidence to support the penalty. The U.S. International Trade Commission's finding that tariffs are needed because Canadian imports push down prices "is not supported by substantial evidence," a panel of five adjudicators of the North American Free Trade Agreement ruled. The U.S. has 21 days to redo its figures or end the duties.
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August 14, 2003 | From Associated Press
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.
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September 19, 1994 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
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.
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