Some Canadian suppliers have had to source parts from American minority ventures as a condition of fulfilling their original equipment contracts, a demand being decried by the Canadian industry as violating the spirit of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) while adding to the cost of doing business. The issue surfaced about six months ago and a handful of Canadian electrical and plastics companies have been pressured into American minority sourcing, says Gerry Fedchun, ...
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