Negotiating the Free Trade Area of the Americas by Z. Arashiro

By Z. Arashiro

The first unique historic account of the loose exchange zone of the Americas (FTAA) negotiations, this e-book covers the genesis of the venture within the early Nineties to its death in past due 2003.

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Though cooperation in the economic sphere was like a path to survival in a highly competitive international environment, 25 the high level of commitment of both countries demonstrated the political value of the initiative. Later, Uruguay and Paraguay, whose relationships with Brazil and Argentina had been historically punctuated by resistance to attempts at domination by the other sides, 26 joined the initiative. , of all subregional blocs, Mercosur has been the least dependent on the North American market.

Since the focus is on the effective adoption of an idea, the advocacy of politically influential individuals can often be more relevant than institutional constraints. For those interested in comparative politics, the United States and Brazil provide an interesting case for comparative foreign policymaking. S. pluralist trade system, interest groups use a variety of formal channels to try to influence foreign trade policymaking. Moreover, the Executive’s autonomy is constrained by the need to obtain congressional authorization to negotiate trade concessions.

S. S. S. 2 Caricom Jamaica Trinidad and Tobago Others Chile Dominican Republic Panama Source: Original data from IMF. Based on Raymond J. S. S. Congressional Research Service Report, November 12, 1993 (Washington, DC: US Library of Congress/CRS, 1993), 20–21. 26 N E G O T I AT I N G T H E F R E E T R A D E A R E A O F T H E A M E R I C A S share of its total trade. 10 NAFTA For the United States, Canada, and Mexico, NAFTA was by far the most important economic arrangement in the Americas. 5 trillion.

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