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Ontario Retaliates Against New York State’s ’Buy American’ Law

Posted April 03, 2018

Under Economic Issues, International Trade Issues


(Paola Loriggio – Canadian Press)

The Ontario government is pushing back against New York State’s Buy American law by limiting public sector procurement with suppliers in that state.

A new regulation that took effect Sunday restricts government contracts with New York State suppliers, specifically when it comes to the use of structural iron.

In a statement Monday, Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne said the move is a response to legislation that took effect in New York State this weekend requiring the use of American-made iron in certain government road and bridge construction projects. Click here to read more.