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Sun Jan 28, 2018, 01:16 PM

 

Trump, NAFTA, and TPP - Interesting analysis

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Has someone finally convinced Trump that it would be devastating for US economy to exit NAFTA and thatís why heís reconsidering TPP? The only thing worse for US than exiting NAFTA would be to maintain treaty and not join TPP.

If US remains in NAFTA but NOT in TPP, there would be a huge incentive for US manufacturers to relocate to Mexico or Canada as their products would be able to access, duty free, the NAFTA market and the TPP countries.

Alternatively, the US exits NAFTA and TPP and then manufacturers know that to access US market they need to manufacture in the US. But to stay in NAFTA and not in TPP makes no sense now that TPP-11 was signed.

So heís stuck in the worst of all places, with NAFTA and without TPP. Time to backtrack on TPP, and start the process of joining.






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Sun Jan 28, 2018, 01:42 PM

1. What a fucking genius.

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Sun Jan 28, 2018, 06:28 PM

2. I bet a few other people would be interested in this

 

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