Tag Archives: Mexico

Special Trade Programs for U.S. Textile and Apparel

I just got back to Los Angeles after a wonderful couple of days in Las Vegas for the MAGIC apparel trade show. During my meeting with fabric and garment producers, some asked me about the benefits of trade agreements. Here … Continue reading

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The TPP Stands for Tense Political Pressure

This is a re-post of my latest writing on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Agreement. As an update, negotiators met in Ottawa, Canada from July 3-12. Once again, the deadline for completion of the TPP has shifted. Not much was accomplished … Continue reading

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What Do Emerging Markets Have to Do With the High Price of Beef in the US?

I often encourage U.S. business owners to consider the growing number of consumers with greater purchasing power in developing countries as an additional market for their goods and services. Well, the impact of consumer demand in emerging markets, such as China, Brazil … Continue reading

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Renegotiate NAFTA?

The way to modernize the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) is through the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement. (The TPP includes the three North American countries as well as other countries through the Asia Pacific region.) At least that was … Continue reading

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NAFTA and the Future of Canada, Mexico and the United States

By Marc Lanthemann The 20th anniversary of NAFTA’s implementation on Jan. 1 has revived some of  the perennial arguments that have surrounded the bloc since its inception. The  general consensus has been that the trade deal was a mixed bag, … Continue reading

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