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Support North American Free Trade Agreement

The North American Free Trade Agreement seems to have more benefits than downfalls. I would have to support NAFTA, as it has had a very positive advantage for the U.S. The NAFTA not only helped U.S. agriculture exports grow by more than 50%, but also provides jobs for more than 250,000 people. While NAFTA eliminates or reduces tariffs and trade barriers between the U.S., Canada, and Mexico, the U.S. is not the only economy that benefits from NAFTA. As a result of NAFTA, all three countries have dismantled trade barriers which have integrated the market for these three countries. The three countries are each other's number one and two top export markets.

The U.S. agriculture sector has dramatically improved since the implementation of NAFTA. For example, the agriculture trade between the U.S. and Mexico has increased by at least 150 percent from 1993 to 2005 and the agriculture exports from Mexico to the U.S. has more than tripled since the start of NAFTA. I also support NAFTA because it does not force, or require the participating countries to become integrated into one monetary system, or any other social or political aspects.

There are several negative

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