United States-Canadian Trade: Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Monetary and Fiscal Policy of the Joint Economic Committee, Congress of the United States, Ninety-ninth Congress, Second Session, March 12, 1986
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Halaman 154 - Unfair methods of competition and unfair acts in the importation of articles into the United States, or in their sale by the owner, importer, consignee, or agent of either, the effect or tendency of which is to destroy or substantially injure an industry, efficiently and economically operated, in the United States...
Halaman 91 - Production and related workers include working foremen and all nonsupervisory workers (including leadmen and trainees) engaged in fabricating, processing, assembling, inspection, receiving, storage, handling, packing, warehousing, shipping, maintenance, repair, janitorial and watchman services, product development, auxiliary production for plant's own use (eg, power plant), and recordkeeping and other services closely associated with the above production operations.
Halaman 79 - ... the HTS. The Caribbean Basin Economic Recovery Act (CBERA) affords nonreciprocal tariff preferences to developing countries in the Caribbean Basin area to aid their economic development and to diversify and expand their production and exports. The CBERA, enacted in title...
Halaman 69 - My staff has reviewed the provisions of the bill and has discussed its provisions with the staff of the Subcommittee on Trade of the House Ways and Means Committee.
Halaman 133 - Source: Compiled from data submitted in response to questionnaires of the US International Trade Commission and from official statistics of the US Department of Commerce.
Halaman 30 - By giving timber to lumber companies at a fraction of fair market value, the provinces have encouraged production and employment. The problem is that when Canada promotes its employment, it also promotes production that would not otherwise be justified by the market. Real market-oriented growth in the United States is prevented. In effect, when Canada exports its growing production of subsidized lumber to the United States, it also exports its unemployment. In 1985, Canada's production was running...
Halaman 28 - ... and 1985 and should set another record in 1986. This strong consumption has been fueled by a strong market of about 1.75 million housing starts in both 1984 and 1985 and by record usage of softwood lumber in other key areas such as a home repair and remodeling. Yet despite this record consumption, the US lumber industry faces disaster. The US lost a net 629 softwood mills between 1977 and 1984, and mill employment dropped by 25J.
Halaman 65 - Vice Chairman; Alfred E. Eckes, Seeley G. Lodwick, David B. Rohr. On October 4, 1984, at the request of the House Committee on Ways and Means (app. A.) and in accordance with section 332(b) of the Tariff Act of 1930 (19 USC) 1332(b)), the United States International Trade Commission instituted investigation No. 332-197 for the purpose of analyzing the international competitiveness of the US commercial shipbuilding and repair industries of the United States. The study assesses the factors affecting...
Halaman 50 - Committee not to disapprove the Administration's request for authority to enter into bilateral trade negotiations with Canada, and strongly supports a free trade agreement on as broad a basis as possible. In addition...
Halaman 54 - It is our fervent hope that a "one-issue" focus will not jeopardize these negotiations. A number of statements have been made by Canadian officials which indicate that the Canadian Government intends to push for a long-term, gradual reduction in Canadian tariffs during the proposed bilateral negotiations. The US -Canada furniture trade deficit today stands higher than it has at any other time in the history of US -Canadian trade (approximately $350 million in 1985), with a rate of increase in wood...