Facing Trump, Mexicans Think the Unthinkable: Leaving Nafta

By ELISABETH MALKINJAN. 24, 2017 Source: New York Times. https://www.nytimes.com/2017/01/24/world/americas/trump-mexico-nafta.html?action=click&contentCollection=Economy&module=RelatedCoverage&region=EndOfArticle&pgtype=article MEXICO CITY — Not long ago, any suggestion that Mexico might walk away from the North American Free Trade Agreement would have been met with utter disbelief. That was before Donald J. Trump was elected president of the United States. Free trade is a [...]

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How has NAFTA affected the U.S. economy?

NAFTA's Economic Impact Authors: James McBride, Senior Online Writer/Editor, Economics, and Mohammed Aly Sergie Updated: July 26, 2016 Introduction The North American Free Trade Agreement, or NAFTA, is a three-country accord negotiated by the governments of Canada, Mexico, and the United States that entered into force in January 1994. NAFTA’s terms, which were implemented [...]

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Mexico 2017 OECD Economic Survey reforms are paying off

1. OECD ECONOMIC SURVEY OF MEXICO 2017 www.oecd.org/eco/surveys/economic-survey-mexico.htm Reforms are paying off 10 January 2017, Ciudad Mexico 2. Productivity growth is picking up Note: Shaded areas show projections for 2016 and 2017. Source: OECD Economic Outlook 100 database. 2 3. Reforms affected many states and sectors but others lag behind Examples of frontier sectors [...]

By |2017-01-10T12:36:12-06:00January 10th, pm110|General English|0 Comments