Essays Tagged: "Free trade area"

NAFTA - Free Trade.

NAFTA - Free TradeThe North American Free Trade Agreement's purpose is to increase contact to foreign ma ... They also study and take part in the development of regional combination agreements, including the Free Trade Area of the Americas (FTAA) and the U.S-Chile Free Trade Agreement.The mission stateme ... ts they sign with our country." This pact became effective on January 1, 1994. The North American Free Trade Agreement was built upon a 1989 trade agreement between the United States and Canada that ...

(1 pages) 159 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Foreign & International Economics

International Trade Agreements

tput of the good which uses that factor intensively, and a decrease in the output of the other good.Free tradeInternational trade that is free of such government interference as import quotas, export ... quotas, export subsidies, protective tariffs,Customs unionAn association of nations which promotes free trade within the union and establishes common tariffs on trade with nonmember nationsCommon Mar ...

(4 pages) 317 0 3.5 Oct/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Markets & Exchanges

FTAA

Social Change and DevelopmentSociology 33611-13-03Free Trade Area of the Americas (FTAA) Free Trade Area of the Americas (FTAA) is an extension ... Americas (FTAA) Free Trade Area of the Americas (FTAA) is an extension of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). The FTAA follows a similar model that was developed by NAFTA. FTAA has ... ficials organized a Summit of the Americas; this conference laid the foundation for hemisphere-wide free trade. Thirty-four nations set up the Trade Advisory Committee, and negotiators of this committ ...

(3 pages) 58 0 4.0 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Foreign & International Economics

Implications and Issues of the Australia-US Free Trade Agreement

ounced that agreement has been reached on the main body of the text for the Australia-United States Free Trade Agreement (AUSFTA). Although yet to pass through the Australian and US domestic legislati ... e US Trade Representative, is 'the most significant cut in industrial tariffs ever achieved in a US free trade agreement'. However, many of the associated annexes to the text are yet to be agreed. The ...

(13 pages) 162 1 4.3 May/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

NAFTA In January 1994, Canada, the United States and Mexico launched the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)

NAFTANAFTAIn January 1994, Canada, the United States and Mexico launched the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and formed the world's largest free trade area. Designed to foster incr ... ction of non-tariff barriers, as well as comprehensive provisions on the conduct of business in the free trade area. These include disciplines on the regulation of investment services and intellectual ...

(6 pages) 226 2 4.9 Jul/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

The Free Trade Area of the Americas

The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) became effective in Canada, Mexico, and the United States on January 1, ... trade barriers on goods produced and sold in North America. NAFTA forms the world's second largest free trade area. The largest free trade area is the European Economic Area, which also became effect ... s began in late 1994 to expand NAFTA to include all Latin American nations. This will be called the Free Trade Area of the Americas (FTAA).NAFTA is supposed to promote conditions of fair competition i ...

(2 pages) 123 0 4.3 Sep/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Foreign & International Economics

Canadian Government

and globalization does not help. The most obvious agreements between the US and Canada are the FTA (Free Trade Agreement) and the impending NAFTA (North American Free Trade Agreement). These economic ... ese economic agreements superficially remove trade barriers by eliminating tariffs and allowing the free exchange of goods, however the deal is much deeper than most realize. Today most of the busines ...

(5 pages) 46 0 0.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Top Ten Reasons to Oppose the Free Trade Area of the Americas

Top Ten Reasons to Oppose theFree Trade Area of the AmericasIn recent years, representatives from 34 countries have been work ...In recent years, representatives from 34 countries have been working to expand the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) to Central America, South America and the Caribbean. The Free Trade Are ... uth America and the Caribbean. The Free Trade Area of the Americas (FTAA) is another example of the free-market fundamentalism that has created a global race-to-the-bottom that threatens the environme ...

(5 pages) 85 0 0.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

NAFTA: Good or Bad

The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) became effective in Canada, Mexico, and the United States on January 1, ... was responsible for tariff reductions between the nations. NAFTA forms the world's second largest free trade area. The largest free trade area is the European Economic Area, which also became effec ... Even workers who lose their jobs to another country might gain in the long run. The North American Free Trade Agreement Transitional Adjustment Assistance Program (NAFTA/TAA) provides aid to workers ...

(3 pages) 135 0 2.5 Dec/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

What is Globalization

eem to underlie the trend toward greater globalization. The first is the decline in barriers to the free flow of goods, services, and capital that has occurred since the end of World War II. The secon ... ing, and transportation technologies.(Pg.8 Chapter1).Examples in the decline in barriers to see the free flow of goods, services and capital.The Number of free trade agreements signed between the Unit ...

(2 pages) 429 1 3.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Define what is regional economic integration.

tries in a geographic region to reduce and ultimately remove, tariff and non tariff barriers to the free flow of goods or services and factors of production among each others. It can be also refers as ... are referred to as economic integration. Obviously, there are many different levels of integration.Free Trade Area: A free trade area occurs when a group of countries agree to eliminate tariffs betwe ...

(2 pages) 23106 1 4.3 Mar/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).

North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) established a free-trade zone in North America. The trade was signed in ... in 1992 by Canada, Mexico, and the United States and it was a continuation of the 1989 Canada-U.S. Free Trade Agreement. NAFTA went into effect on January 1, 1994 and instantaneously lowered tariffs ... g the three countries. Other purposes of NAFTA was to promote conditions of fair competition in the free trade area, increase substantially investment opportunities in the territories of the Parties, ...

(13 pages) 136 0 3.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

International Trade Concepts Simulation

n consumer surplus, which is deadweight to the economy. Last of all, the simulation also introduces free trade agreements. Free Trade Agreements should be made with both Uthania and Alfazia. The count ... he country profiles showed restrictions in trade that were also limiting opportunities for Rodamia. Free Trade Agreement's will increase the volume of trade and enable a flow of investment between cou ...

(4 pages) 729 1 4.4 May/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Foreign & International Economics

International Trade Simulation

ion. In January 2xx4, January 2xx5, and July 2xx5 I made the correct decisions in imposing tariffs, free trade agreements (FTA), and decisions on products to which export incentives needed to be given ...

(2 pages) 274 1 4.5 Jun/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Foreign & International Economics

Australia's Trade Agreements With Other Countries

etitive drive in the world. Foreign trade with other countries can be strengthened with the use of "free trade".Free Trade removes the barrier of protection that disturbs the flow of goods and service ... t Rules - Imported goods must have a certain quantity of locally made components.Australia has four Free Trade Agreements* The Australia-United States Free Trade Agreement (AUSFTA) has been in place s ...

(3 pages) 60 0 1.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Foreign & International Economics

International Trade Concepts

onics, automobiles industrial machinery and farm equipment. To protect the economy negotiate a FTA (Free Trade Agreement) between the countries of Alfazia and Uthania this will increase the volume of ... a larger choice for the consumer as well as natural resources and technological advances.Debate on free trade versus trade a restriction, both of which were evident in the Rodamia simulation and is o ...

(3 pages) 354 0 2.5 Nov/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Foreign & International Economics

India - Singapore FTA: Implications for India

ateral deal has been allowed to export up to 100,000 metric tons of the palm oil-based product duty free each year for some time now. Vanaspati is a hydrogenated form of palm oil that is a popular coo ... refined palm oils carry duties of 90%.The contrasting tax regimes have meant that ultimately, duty-free Vanaspati imports from Nepal have been far cheaper than those produced in India, thus hurting d ...

(8 pages) 49 0 0.0 Feb/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

FTAA-Free Trade, Anyone, Anything

FTAA"” Free Trade, Anyone, Anything The third Summit of the Americas, a grouping of all the leaders of the ... bec City. This was the latest effort to unite the economies of the Western Hemisphere into a single free trade area (Free Trade Area of the Americas), hoping to strengthen economies throughout America ... ny duty fees or extra taxes as it is the case now. This excludes the already present North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA, which allows Canada, the U.S.A. and Mexico to trade freely). What our g ...

(5 pages) 332 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Advantages and Disadvantages of Globalisation

rge in global trade. This can be attributed to recent developments in technology and an increase in Free Trade agreements. Technology dictates the manner in which goods, services and capital can be tr ... and container-handling systems have been able to keep up with the growing demands for global trade.Free Trade is also increasingly popular. According to Austrade (2006) Free Trade creates a 'Level Pl ...

(4 pages) 93 0 5.0 Mar/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

International Trade Concepts Simulation, Economics 372, University of Phoenix

increased price in corn are negligible when compared to the long-term gains.The simulation includes Free Trade Agreements, which should be made with both Uthania and Alfazia. The country profiles show ... he country profiles showed restrictions in trade that were also limiting opportunities for Rodamia. Free Trade Agreements will increase the volume of trade and enable a flow of investment between coun ...

(4 pages) 57 0 0.0 Jul/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers