Canada, Chile and New Zealand also formed an Inclusive Trade Action Group that made a joint statement on promoting progressive and inclusive trade. With regard to customs imports, the country in which the goods were grown, obtained or produced determines the country of origin, the trading partner. For customs exports, the Canadian exporter determines the trading partner based on the final destination. Between 1989 and 1996, U.S. exports of products from the most affected industries to Canada increased by 70 per cent. Tariff reductions that reduce barriers to goods from the United States account for three-quarters of this increase. In addition, tariff reductions account for about one-third of the increase in the share of imports from the United States in total Canadian imports from all countries, from 85% to 90%. The United States, for its part, wanted all trade in services and intellectual property to be included in the agreement; unfettered access to investment in Canadian industries, including the energy sector, without oversight or restriction by the Canadian federal government; and government policy restrictions in general, which could reduce U.S. exports….