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Subject:  Re: Free Trade Date:  3/5/2002  8:36 PM
Author:  Barcoo Number:  3739 of 6186

“An integral part of our commitment to free trade is our commitment to enforcing trade laws to make sure that America's
industries and workers compete on a level playing field,” Bush said in a statement issued by the White House.


It's an oxymoron to have "free trade" & "level playing field" in the same sentence.


http://www.bloomberg.com/au/front_news2.html?s=APIVpVBTCQXVzdHJh

``It's a knee-jerk reaction,' said Mark Cotton, an analyst at Macquarie Equities in Sydney. ``You can't rule out some sort of dumping' though the Australian government has restrictions in place to protect domestic producers, he said.

Maybe Australia's not squeaky clean either.

Barcoo
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