Negotiation of United States-Canada free trade agreement
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Negotiation of United States-Canada free trade agreement hearing before the Committee on Finance, United States Senate, Ninety-ninth Congress, second session, April 11, 1986. by

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  • United States.,
  • Canada.


  • Tariff -- Law and legislation -- United States.,
  • Free trade -- United States.,
  • Tariff -- Law and legislation -- Canada.,
  • Free trade -- Canada.

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Edition Notes

SeriesS. hrg. ;, 99-743
LC ClassificationsKF26 .F5 1986e
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 308 p. :
Number of Pages308
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2345460M
LC Control Number86602914

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