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NAFTA and free trade in the Americas in a nutshell

Ralph Haughwout Folsom

NAFTA and free trade in the Americas in a nutshell

by Ralph Haughwout Folsom

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Published by Thomson/West in St. Paul, MN .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Foreign trade regulation -- North America,
  • Tariff -- Law and legislation -- North America,
  • Free trade -- North America,
  • North America -- Economic integration,
  • North America -- Commercial treaties

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. vii-vii) and index.

    Statementby Ralph H. Folsom.
    SeriesWest nutshell series
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKDZ944 .F653 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 535 p. ;
    Number of Pages535
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22553476M
    ISBN 109780314189622
    LC Control Number2008277234

    NAFTA in a Nutshell. Why NAFTA matters. The North American Free Trade Agreement has provided the United States, Canada and Mexico with mutual access to one another’s markets for nearly 25 years. As a result of that market access, North America has become one of the most competitive, successful and influential trade zones in the world. He is the author, coauthor, or editor of several books on the trading system, including Launching New Global Trade Talks: An Action Agenda (), Restarting Fast Track (), The World Trading System: Challenges Ahead (), The Uruguay Round: An Assessment (), Western Hemisphere Economic Integration (), NAFTA: An Assessment (rev. ed 3/5(2).

    a| Introduction -- World trade and multinational enterprises -- The World Trade Organization (WTO) and International Monetary Fund (IMF) -- Restrictions on imports -- Trade remedies: responses to import competition -- Controls on exports -- Free trade agreements and customs unions -- The European Union -- NAFTA and free trade in the Americas. “Focusing on the dead women enables Americans to ignore the dead men, and ignoring the dead men enables the United States to ignore the failure of its free-trade schemes, which in Juarez are producing poor people and dead people faster than any other product.”.

    On the campaign trail President Trump spoke out aggressively against NAFTA, calling it "the worst trade deal maybe ever signed anywhere." Economists have a . This guide on international trade and investment examines the legal rules governing international trade. Initial chapters deal with the legal and practical environment for multinational enterprises (MNEs) engaged in international trade and investment. The work then analyzes the principal international institutions involved in international trade: the World Trade Organization (WTO) Author: Ralph H. Folsom, Michael Wallace Gordon, John A. Spanogle Jr., Michael P. Van Alstine.


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NAFTA and free trade in the Americas in a nutshell by Ralph Haughwout Folsom Download PDF EPUB FB2

This Nutshell provides a quick reference for students and practitioners on the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), the Central American Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA), Mercado Comun del Sur (MERCOSUR), and numerous other free trade agreements in the Americas.

No lawyer or business operating in the Americas can escape their significance.2/5(1). Folsom's NAFTA and Free Trade in the Americas provides a quick reference for students or practitioners on the North American Free Trade Agreement, the Central American Free trade Agreement, MERCOSUR and numerous bilateral FTAs in the Americas, notably NAFTA-Plus agreements.

No lawyer or business operating in the Americas can escape NAFTA's Cited by: 4. Nafta and Free Trade in the Americas in a Nutshell (Nutshell Series) by Ralph H.

Folsom and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xvi, pages ; 19 cm.

Contents: Pre-NAFTA --CUSFTA --Getting to NAFTA the peso crash --Goods --Services --Investment --Intellectual property --Dispute settlement --The environment --Labor --Free trade and the Title: Nutshell series.

Other Titles. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Revised edition of: NAFTA in a nutshell. Includes index. Description: xvii, pages ; 19 cm. West nutshell series Note Includes index. Other edition Revision of: Folsom, Ralph Haughwout. NAFTA and free trade in the Americas in a nutshell 4th ed.

Paul, MN: Thomson/West, c ISBN This Nutshell provides a quick reference for students and practitioners on the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), the Central American Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA), Mercado Comun del Sur (MERCOSUR), and numerous other free trade agreements in the Americas.

No lawyer or business operating in the Americas can escape their significance. North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) established a free-trade zone in North America; it was signed in by Canada, Mexico, and the United States and took effect on Jan. 1, NAFTA immediately lifted tariffs on the majority of goods produced by the signatory nations.

It also calls for the gradual elimination, over a period of Description: This Nutshell provides a quick reference for students and practitioners on the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), the Central American Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA), Mercado Comun del Sur (MERCOSUR), and numerous other free trade agreements in the Americas.

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by Ralph H. Folsom (Author). Book Condition: A readable copy. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. NAFTA and Free Trade in the Americas in a Nutshell: Folsom, Ralph: Books - The United States commenced bilateral trade negotiations with Canada more than 30 years ago, resulting in the U.S.-Canada Free Trade Agreement, which entered into force on January 1, Inbilateral talks began with Mexico, which Canada joined.

The NAFTA followed, entering into force on January 1, NAFTA and Free Trade in the Americas in a Nutshell (Nutshell Series) by Ralph H.

Folsom ISBN ISBN Paperback; West; ISBN   For starters, the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) is a trade deal between Canada, the United States, and Mexico that first came into effect in It was signed by Canadian Prime Minister Brian Mulroney, Mexican President Carlos Salinas, and U.S.

President George H.W. Bush. NAFTA replaced the Canada-US Trade Agreement, which was. This Nutshell provides a quick reference for students and practitioners on the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), the Central American Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA), Mercado Comun del Sur (MERCOSUR), and numerous other free trade agreements in the Americas.

North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), trade pact signed in that gradually eliminated most tariffs and other trade barriers on products and services passing between the United States, Canada, and Mexico. It effectively created a free-trade bloc among the three largest countries of North America.

As per the Syllabus, you have read Folsom, NAFTA: Free Trade and Foreign Investment in the Americas in a Nutshell (NAFTA Nutshell) to provide you an overview of the original agreement. Please bring this book to class everyday as we will refer to the Agreement in the end of the book and I may ask you to review certain sections related to class.

We had a small trade surplus with Mexico in before signing onto NAFTA. By14 years after signing NAFTA, that surplus turned into a $91 billion deficit with Mexico.

The combined deficit with Canada and Mexico together increased to $ billion – an astounding percent increase. NAFTA and free trade in the Americas in a nutshell. Responsibility by Ralph H.

Folsom. Edition Physical description xv, p. ; 19 cm. Series Nutshell series. Online. Available online At the library. Law Library (Crown) Find it Locked stacks: Ask at circulation desk. Items in Locked stacks: Ask at circulation desk Free trade and the.

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2 day shipping options This Nutshell provides a quick reference for students and practitioners on Book Edition: 5th Edition. North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), accord establishing a free-trade zone in North America; it was signed in by Canada, Mexico, and the United States and took effect on Jan.

1, NAFTA immediately lifted tariffs on the majority of goods produced by the signatory nations.Ralph H. Folsum, NAFTA and Free Trade in the Americas in a Nutshell, 4th ed. (Reserve KDZF ) is a good introduction to NAFTA. NAFTA: Final Text, Summary, Legislative History & Implementation Directory (James R.

Holbein and Donald J. Musch eds.). This practice-oriented guide includes the text of the agreement with supplemental.The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA; Spanish: Tratado de Libre Comercio de América del Norte, TLCAN; French: Accord de libre-échange nord-américain, ALÉNA) was an agreement signed by Canada, Mexico, and the United States, creating a trilateral trade bloc in North agreement came into force on January 1,and superseded the Languages: English, Spanish, French.