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    The Canadian International Merchandise Trade Database is a very helpful source for Claim #1 but it seems we need to contact and some experts in the field to interpret the data.

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    The U.S. diary export council is a very good source for the second claim, I think we can draft an email and send them asking for more details about the current diary taxation system:

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    I found this official document really relevant to the first claim and we can rely on it check the first claim :

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      After a brief look, it looks like either figure is correct depending on whether or not re-exported good are included.

      The benefits of re-exporting (goods manufactured elsewhere) are not as great as the benefits of exporting original goods (goods manufactured in Canada).

      I’d say the $17.5bn figure is the most important one, in this situation.

      Although, the value of re-exporting shouldn’t be disregarded. Surely, it has been of great benefit to the Netherlands.

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