Advantages of NAFTA Donald Trump ignores

By Kimberly Amadeo Updated December 08, 2016 NAFTA created the world’s largest free trade area of 450 million people. It's an economic powerhouse of $20.08 trillion, as measured by Gross Domestic Product (GDP). That's because it links the economies of the United States ($17.97 trillion), Canada ($1.6 trillion), and Mexico ($2.2 trillion). That trade area is greater [...]

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North America Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) – Facts

NAFTA Partners: Canada and the United States implemented a free trade pact in 1989. In 1994, NAFTA broadened the free trade area to include Mexico. NAFTA Economy: Today NAFTA covers a North American economy with a combined output of US$17.0 trillion. NAFTA Population: The NAFTA region is home to 444.1 million people, 33.3 million [...]

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Top 8 Trends for 2016 Big Data by Tableau

The year 2015 was an important one in the world of big data. What used to be hype became the norm as more businesses realized that data, in all forms and sizes, is critical to making the best possible decisions. In 2016, we’ll see continued growth of systems that support non-relational or unstructured forms [...]

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5 Organizations Fighting Poverty in Mexico

The Borgen Project 16JUN2015 According to a study made by the Mexican government agency, Consejo Nacional de Evaluación de la Política de Desarollo Social (CONEVAL), there were 53.3 million people living in poor conditions in 2012. This number equates to 45.4 percent of Mexico’s total population. In Mexico, poverty is strictly linked to the [...]

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OPEC reaches a deal to cut production

Oil prices surge as Saudi Arabia and Iran sign on to a deal at OPEC’s meeting in Vienna Dec 3rd 2016 | VIENNA EXACTLY two years after Saudi Arabia coaxed its fellow OPEC members into letting market forces set the oil price, it has performed a nifty half-pirouette. On November 30th it led members [...]

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Behind Trump’s Deal With Carrier

INDIANAPOLIS — By the time the Rust Belt turned red on election night, Carrier had to know the call was coming. After all, Donald J. Trump had been vowing for months on the campaign trail to call the head of Carrier from the Oval Office and hit the company with huge tariffs if it [...]

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Mexico Doesn’t Have to Appease Trump. It Can Fight Back.

By JORGE G. CASTAÑEDA NOV. 22, 2016 This year, for the first time since Ronald Reagan assailed the Soviet Union in 1980, an American presidential candidate actively campaigned against another country’s national interests. By threatening to deport all undocumented immigrants, about half of whom are Mexican; to build a wall on the Mexican border; and [...]

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What Trump ignores about the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)

U.S. exports to Canada and Mexico support more than three million American jobs and U.S. trade with NAFTA partners has unlocked opportunity for millions of Americans by supporting Made-in-America jobs and exports. As the U.S.’ two largest export markets, Canada and Mexico buy more Made-in-America goods and services than any other countries in the [...]

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