North American Free Trade Agreement


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North American Free Trade Agreement

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(Commerce) an international trade agreement between the United States, Canada, and Mexico. Abbreviation: NAFTA
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Noun1.North American Free Trade Agreement - an agreement for free trade between the United States and Canada and Mexico; became effective in 1994 for ten years
free trade - international trade free of government interference
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The three countries completed negotiations on the North American Free Trade Agreement last summer.
* THE NORTH AMERICAN FREE Trade Agreement (NAFTA) will generate billions of dollars in trade, investment and economic growth in the United States, Canada and Mexico in the next decade.
The movement of organized labor, environmentalists, and farmers may defeat the North American Free Trade Agreement in Congress.
"Eventually the Americans are going to have to respond to the decision of the World Trade Organization and the North American Free Trade Agreement and stop their economic terrorism and deal with the importation of softwood lumber on a realistic and honest basis."
Due to the secretive nature of the negotiations, much of the free-trade discourse in Central America instead revolves around a 10-year case study of Mexico under the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).
But the specter of colonization at the hands of multinationals, spurred on by the North American Free Trade Agreement, is present throughout Canada Firsts.
A European Community Commission opinion paper on the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) was largely positive but also expressed some reservations about its potential impact.
With the emergence of Europe as a single common market, and with likely passage of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), the phrase "global economy" is no longer just a nice idea -- it is a new context in which business must be conducted that is rapidly becoming a new reality.
A North American Free Trade Agreement with 362 million consumers and a GNP of $6 trillion is simply an idea whose time has come."
In 1994, President Clinton and a bipartisan coalition in Congress were pushing for NAFTA (the so-called North American Free Trade Agreement).
As the North American Free Trade Agreement nears the 10-year mark, in January, the two economies are moving more in sync.
13 when a North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) panel ruled on countervailing duties (CVD) imposed by the United States Department of Commerce (DOC).

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