Years of NAFTA Have Changed the Face of U.S.-Mexican-Canadian Trade
A decade ago, Canada,
Mexico and the Untied States began implementing NAFTA (the Northern American
Free Trade Agreement). This article sets the scene for this issue of the AgExporter
by reviewing NAFTA'S provisions and assessing its overall trade impact and
the Progress of North American Trade
This chart spread gives
an overview of trade under NAFTA and its predecessor, the 1989 U.S.-Canada Free
NAFTA'S Success and Confronting Future Challenges
This article ,
contributed by an analyst with
USDA's Economic Research Service, examines the
effect NAFTA has had on integrating the economies of the member countries,
as well as current challenges and future directions for the agreement.
Achieving Market Integration
Marketing integration is a term
used, but seldom defined, by economists and policy makers. How to achieve market
integration is specified even less frequently. This article provides these
explanations in the context of NAFTA.
and NAFTA: A 10-Year Measure of Success in Canadian-U.S. Agricultural Trade
article reviews NAFTA from the perspective of trace relations between Canada and
the United States, with particular attention to market links and integration.
trade created by NAFTA has helped the Mexican agriculture sector immensely,
contributing to increased agricultural earnings and jobs, lower inflation
and more economic diversity and resilience.
A Win-Win Proposition for U.S. Producers
FAS economist assesses NAFTA's overall benefits for U.S. agricultural trade, and
economic fundamentals and competitive advantages likely to translate into future
opportunities for U.S. producers.
Canadian Furniture Industry Presents Opportunities for U.S. Hardwoods
NAFTA, U.S. exports of hardwood to Canadian furniture manufacturers have risen
steadily. Canadian wood furniture exports to the United States also have grown
A Clear Success for U.S. and Mexican Textile and
in U.S.-Mexican textile and cotton trade following NAFTA are a textbook example
of free trade's benefits. NAFTA has been a catalyst for exponential growth of
U.S. cotton and yarn exports.
Wheat and Corn Exports to Mexico Thrive Under NAFTA
has opened the U.S. granary food for sales of corn and wheat in Mexico.
Contributes to Growth in U.S. Soybean Exports to Mexico
provided Mexico's growing livestock industry with better access to U.S.
soybeans. This access and geographic proximity have helped solidify the U.S.
position as Mexico's top supplier.
Spells Success for Consumer-Oriented Products-With Some Reservations
exports of processed and consumer-oriented products to Canada and Mexico have
soared until they make up the lion's share of U.S. agricultural exports to each
country. Here are some experiences- pro and com - FAS partners have had with
trade under NAFTA.
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Volume XVI, No. 1
U.S. Department of Agriculture
Foreign Agricultural Service
Priscilla B. Glynn
Priscilla B. Glynn
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