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NAFTA No Impediment to Job Growth in U.S.

Created on June 5, 2014

NAFTA No Impediment to Job Growth in U.S.


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Job growth increased rapidly for more than six years after NAFTA took effect in 1994. Today there are 25 million more jobs in the U.S.

Source: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, http://data.bls.gov/timeseries/CES0000000001 (accessed May 29, 2014).

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Tags: NAFTA, North-American-Free-Trade-Agreement, United-States, Mexico, TPP, Trans-Pacific-Partnership, Transatlantic-Trade-and-Investment-Partnership, TTIP, trade, free-trade, job-growth