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.
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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.

America's tense meeting with other top economies

Mar 20, 2017
The U.S. resists anti-protectionism agreement.
Participants in the G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors Meeting pose for a photo in Baden-Baden in southern Germany on Friday.

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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China bids to become global leader on free trade

Jan 23, 2017
With the U.S. withdrawing from the TPP, what will China do?

Britain seeks U.S. help on trade

Jan 23, 2017
Prime Minister Theresa May wants a bilateral trade deal with America.
British Prime Minister Theresa May arrives to deliver a speech on the government's plans for Brexit at Lancaster House in London on January 17, 2017. 

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Davos opens as worries over free trade’s future mount

Jan 16, 2017
Business and political  leaders descend on the Swiss Alpine resort of Davos this week for the latest annual World Economic Forum. They do so against a backdrop of rising populism, and opposition to some of things that Davos has promoted,…

Trump and Brexit votes similar, not identical

Nov 28, 2016
Pro-Trump and Brexit voters may have similar motivations, but there are differences.
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Europeans say TTIP future is uncertain

Sep 1, 2016
The EU-U.S. trade deal is still being negotiated, but some doubt it will survive.
Protesters rally against the TTIP in Hanover, Germany back in April.
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