This continues to be a sticking point for Canadian carriers accustomed to operating larger rigs; many argue that they were disadvantaged by the USCTA.
and Canadian carriers since USCTA indicate other transportation policy issues that may arise after NAFTA.
The NAFTA proposals on tariffs are similar to those of USCTA. Tariffs would be eliminated or phased out for most goods, and export taxes would be eliminated.
Unlike Kavulich's group, which never took a public position on the embargo and was careful to distance itself from the Cuban government, the USCTA makes no bones about its opposition to current U.S.
The USCTA has thrown its support behind a Senate bill known as the Agricultural Export Facilitation Act of 2005, sponsored by Sen.
The USCTA's board of advisors, chaired by former assistant secretary of state William D.
In explaining his decision to join the USCTA board, Carlucci said he believes that "normalizing commercial relations with Cuba is in our own national interest and would likely bring better results than the 45-year-old unilateral embargo."
Jones said the USCTA will establish a national database of companies interested in trade with Cuba, set up an e-mail alert system to mobilize support for Congressional initiatives, provide members with a monthly newsletter and organize seminars and conferences to educate the U.S.