Okt 07, 2021 | Post by: schamane No Comments

Sejarah Nafta (North American Free Trade Agreement)

Donald Trump has expressed a negative comment on NAFTA, calling it „the worst trade deal ever approved in this country.“ [159] Republican support for NAFTA rose from 43% in 2008 to 34% in 2017. Meanwhile, Democratic support for NAFTA rose from 41 percent in 2008 to 71 percent in 2017. [160] From the earliest negotiations, agriculture has been a controversial topic within NAFTA, as has been the case with almost all free trade agreements signed under the WTO. Agriculture was the only party not subject to trilateral negotiations; Instead, three separate agreements were signed between each couple of parties. The Canada-U.S. agreement contained significant restrictions and tariff quotas for agricultural products (mainly sugar, dairy, and poultry products), while the Mexico-U.S. agreement allowed for broader liberalization in the exit phases (this was the first North-South free trade agreement for agriculture signed). [Clarification needed] According to a study by the Journal of International Economics, NAFTA has reduced pollution from the U.S. manufacturing sector: „On average, nearly two-thirds of the reductions in fine coarse particulate matter (PM10) and sulfur dioxide (SO2) in the U.S. manufacturing sector are due to NAFTA trade liberalization between 1994 and 1998. [100] Clinton signed it on December 8, 1993; the Agreement entered into force on 1 January 1994. [24] [25] At the signing ceremony, Clinton honored four people for their efforts to reach the historic trade deal: Vice President Al Gore, Council of Economic Advisers Chair Laura Tyson, National Economic Council Director Robert Rubin, and Republican Congressman David Dreier. [26] Clinton also stated that „NAFTA means jobs…

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