CANADA/USA: US pasta subsidies slammed by Canadian producers
Canadian pasta producers have slammed the subsidies given to their US counterparts, adding to the lumber trade dispute already rumbling between Ottawa and Washington The government aid given to pasta producers south of the border is giving US companies an unfair advantage, according to Joe Vitale, president of Toronto-based pasta manufacturer Italpasta, and the upshot is that US producers are selling products on the Canadian market cheaper than Canadian producers.
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