Asia's Reaction to NAFTA

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NAFTA raises potential economic and political issues for U.S. relations with Asian countries for whom the agreement presents uncertainties regarding the future of their market opportunities in North America. As countries not associated with a preferential trading arrangement of their own, Asian countries are concerned that a trend toward regional trade agreements may affect the capacity of multilateral institutions to protect their global trading interests. This report examines Asian perceptions of NAFTA in both their economic and political dimensions, how Asian countries may respond in concrete ways to NAFTA, and, assuming that NAFTA gains approval in the U.S. Congress, what ... continued below

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Hamilton, Nancy J June 30, 1993.

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NAFTA raises potential economic and political issues for U.S.
relations with Asian countries for whom the agreement presents
uncertainties regarding the future of their market opportunities in
North America. As countries not associated with a preferential
trading arrangement of their own, Asian countries are concerned
that a trend toward regional trade agreements may affect the
capacity of multilateral institutions to protect their global
trading interests. This report examines Asian perceptions of
NAFTA in both their economic and political dimensions, how Asian
countries may respond in concrete ways to NAFTA, and, assuming that
NAFTA gains approval in the U.S. Congress, what steps the United
States might take toward facilitating a smooth reception for NAFTA
in Asia.

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16 Pages.

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  • June 30, 1993

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Hamilton, Nancy J. Asia's Reaction to NAFTA, report, June 30, 1993; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metacrs66/: accessed April 30, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.