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What a baseball game has to do with the NAFTA negotiations

Mar 21, 2017
Carla Hills of the U.S. and Michael Wilson of Canada helped broker what Hills calls the 'premier trade agreement for its time.'
“Thirty-five states in the United States have as their No. 1 export market Canada. Nine million jobs in the United States are dependent on that trade relationship,” said Michael Wilson. He was the minister of trade when he participated in the NAFTA negotiations.

A brief history of NAFTA

Mar 20, 2017
Marketplace host Kai Ryssdal explains the history of the North American Free Trade Agreement. 
Mexico's Secretary of Economy Ildefonso Guajardo Villarreal, Canada's Minister of Foreign Affairs Chrystia Freeland, and United States Trade Representative Robert E. Lighthizer gather for a trilateral meeting at Global Affairs on the final day of the third round of the NAFTA renegotiations in Ottawa, Ontario, September 27, 2017. 

If we're going to talk about NAFTA, we need to talk about your pants

Your blue jeans and the price you paid for them has a lot to do with the North American Free Trade Agreement.
According to the Labor Department, there are just over 100,000 people who work in textiles now and there are just three mills making denim in the U.S.
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Mexico's NAFTA architect on why he doesn't take Trump's critiques personally

Mar 20, 2017
Jaime Serra was part of a trio that put the deal together. And he doesn't take the president's critiques personally.
President Donald Trump has called the North American Free Trade Agreement unfair to American workers. He wants to renegotiate the trade agreement.
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