The North American Free Trade Agreement Def

[Citation required] After much emotional reflection and discussion, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the North American Free Trade Agreement Act (234-200) on November 27, 1993. Among the supporters of the deal were 132 Republicans and 102 Democrats. The law passed the Senate on 20 November 1993 with 61 to 38. [21] The Senate supporters were 34 Republicans and 27 Democrats. California Republican Congressman David Dreier, a staunch supporter of NAFTA since the Reagan administration, has played a leading role in mobilizing support for the Republican deal in Congress and across the country. [22] [23] Second, NAFTA removed numerous tariffs on imports and exports between the three countries. Customs duties are taxes that are used to make foreign goods more expensive. NAFTA created specific rules to regulate trade in agricultural products, automobiles and clothing. Sixth, the agreement allowed business travelers easy access to all three countries. On January 1, 2020, President Donald Trump signed the agreement between the United States, Mexico and Canada. Canada has yet to pass it in its parliamentary body starting in January 2020. Mexico was the first country to ratify the agreement in 2019.

After the election of President Trump in 2016, support for NAFTA between Republicans and Democrats was highly polarized. 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. . . .

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