SouthViews No. 137, 28 November 2016
APEC, free trade and the WTO
By Humberto Campodónico
The implementation of bilateral free trade agreements, the FTAs, began 25 years ago, with the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) between Canada, Mexico and the United States. The European Union, which was initially reluctant to sign bilateral FTAs, also adopted them. In our region, Chile was the first South American country to sign an FTA with the US. Then came Peru and Colombia.
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This article was tagged: Bilateral Free Trade Agreements, Free Trade Agreements (FTAs), North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), Regional Trade Agreements, World Trade Organization (WTO)