U.S.-Canada Free Trade Agreement

U.S.-Canada Free Trade Agreement

A treaty between the United States and Canada that went into effect in 1988 and in which each country pledged to reduce their tariffs over a period of 10 years. It also eased the conditions under which cross-border investment could occur. The agreement greatly increased international trade between Canada and the U.S. NAFTA superseded it in 1994.
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The United States and Canada recently marked the 25th anniversary of the October 3, 1987 signing of the U.
unions to publicly support a free trade agreement since the U.
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wine industry relied on the domestic market for 99% of its sales until 1988, when the U.
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Canada free trade agreement, and to try to improve on that agreement and expand that agreement; but there's been a commitment between our government and the Canadian government that there'll be no backsliding with respect to the U.
and Canada to accelerate tariff reductions agreed to under the recently enacted U.