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In Columbus, Georgia, textile mills adapt to survive

May 29, 2018
This "textile town" looks different after NAFTA.
The warehouse where DNA Textile's final rolls of denim are stored. Some of its longtime denim customers included Levi’s, Wrangler, Gap, Old Navy, Abercrombie & Fitch and  True Religion.
Daisy Palacios/Marketplace

Where do NAFTA renegotiations stand?

Apr 10, 2018
After seven rounds of brokering a revamped deal, there are still major sticking points to discuss between the U.S., Canada and Mexico.

The real problem with NAFTA, explained

May 11, 2017
Marketplace correspondent and host Sabri Ben-Achour explains the fundamentals of the North American Free Trade Agreement and what would happen if NAFTA was terminated. 
The Mexican, US and the Canadian flags sit in the lobby where the third round of the NAFTA renegotiations are taking place in Ottawa, Ontario, September 24, 2017.

What people get wrong when they talk about NAFTA

Mar 24, 2017
Economist Marc Melitz says there are common misunderstandings about NAFTA.
Employees work in a manufacturing business in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico.
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When it comes to NAFTA and autos, the parts are well traveled

Mar 24, 2017
The identity of your vehicle would be best described as a multicultural collaboration.
In the early NAFTA days of the 1990s, U.S. automakers were getting out of the business of parts-making. Over the next two decades, the supply chain exploded in every direction.
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What if NAFTA was never created?

Mar 23, 2017
U.S. manufacturing jobs would still be lost to technology and China, economists say.
U.S. President Bill Clinton signs the North American Free Trade Agreement on December 8, 1993.

Did NAFTA cost or create jobs? Both

Mar 22, 2017
It's hard to assess the trade deal's impact. But that doesn't stop anyone from trying.
Economists estimate that NAFTA has raised U.S. GDP by one half to one percentage point. Above, President Donald Trump, who campaigned on keeping jobs in the U.S., speaks to autoworkers in Ypsilanti, Michigan.
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What do your margarita and NAFTA have in common?

Mar 22, 2017
Virtually all tequila in this country comes from Mexico.
Virtually all the tequila in the United States comes from Mexico. Plans to renegotiate or withdraw from NAFTA are affecting business plans for tequila makers.
Daisy Palacios/Marketplace

Fill in the chart: Before and after NAFTA

Mar 22, 2017
Guess how the U.S. economy has changed since the trade agreement was established.
Arjuna Soriano/Raghu Manavalan/Marketplace

NAFTA helped U.S. corn farmers, but may have boosted illegal immigration

Mar 21, 2017
The U.S. produce became cheap and plentiful in Mexico, hurting millions of farmers and leading some to cross the border.
Corn cobs are displayed for sale along with other vegetables in a market in Mexico City.