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The North American Free Trade Agreement In January 1994 the United States Mexico and Canada entered into the North American Free Trade Agreement NAFTA and created the largest free trade sector and the richest market in the world Over 410 million consumers are able to take advantage of the benefits of this treaty de Blij Muller 186 In 1995 Chile was added to the treaty and will become a full-fledged member early in the next century The North American Free Trade Agreement is unique because the treaty not only created the largest free trade zone in the world but also outlined economic policies which set the standard for many other treaties and addressed other issues such as environment and working conditions In order to better understand NAFTA the most important goals of the treaty need to be discussed The first major goal was to reduce barriers to trade such as tariffs licensing and quotas This was accomplished by decreasing or removing importexport tariffs from all three countries and allowing trade goods to flow to all of the treaty members without restriction as long as the goods met the standards as outlined in the treaty Another goal was to improve working conditions in North America It was proposed that by increasing trade and a set of standards that working conditions would improve through increased wages and newer safer facilities Creating an expanded and safe market for exportsimports and services was also a goal and is ongoing even today as more goods and services flow across the borders Trade rules that were beneficial to all treaty members were established and have standardized the quality of all trade items as well as provided the environmental support to clean-up any environmental hot spots The last major goal of the treaty was to foster world trade and set the example for trade cooperation in the world environment
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