The Canadian Press

2006-07-01 | Softwood Lumber

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Canadian and American trade officials worked out the final wording of the Canada-US softwood lumber agreement reached in April. Trade Minister David Emerson made the announcement July 1st in Geneva, Switzerland. (Emerson and US Trade Representative Susan Schwab inked the text in Geneva while both were attending World Trade Organization talks.)

Date: 2006-07-01
Placeline: GENEVA, Switzerland.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 28 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << we've been through a couple of months plus a few days of intense discussions and working out of the details of the software Lumber agreement but we've got an enormous consultation and iterations with provinces with industry and I believe we have now finalised the text of an agreement that too will be very positive for the Canadian softwood Lumber industry >>