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After 20 Years NAFTA Hasn't Closed Mexico Wage Gap

posted on January 3, 2014 at 12:53 PM

While it changed the country in some fundamental ways, the treaty never met many of its sweeping promises to close Mexico's wage gap with the United States. Full Story

Canada and European Union Strike Tentative Free Trade Deal

posted on October 18, 2013 at 6:40 PM

Canada and the European Union have struck a tentative free trade deal meant to boost growth and jobs and which European officials hope will provide a blueprint for a much larger — but more challenging — trade pact with the U.S. Full Story

USDA Suspends Some Ag Reports Due To Budget Cuts

posted on March 15, 2013 at 2:50 PM

The agency posted a notice on its website Tuesday saying it would suspend multiple reports covering at least 10 agricultural products ranging from milk to chickpeas. Full Story

Congress Wants Role As Obama Pushes Trade Agenda

posted on March 15, 2013 at 2:36 PM

Obama has set a goal of doubling exports by the end of next year, after drawing criticism from free-trade advocates during his first term for moving too slowly on trade issues Full Story

From farms to factories, Russians Wary of WTO

posted on July 6, 2012 at 1:15 PM

LENIN STATE FARM, Russia (AP) — Migrant workers, some stripped to their underwear in the sweltering heat, pick fragrant strawberries from the sprawling fields of Lenin State Farm, a former collective that has become one of the most successful... Full Story

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