On This PageSeptember 1992, No. 61

In February of 1991, at the request of Mexico's President Salinas, the United States, Mexico, and Canada agreed to begin negotiations for a free trade agreement.

The North American Free Trade Agreement: The Ties that Bind
Last Updated: 09/29/92

This Chicago Fed Letter discusses the current trade relationship between the U.S. and Mexico, the potential benefits to the U.S. of future trade with Mexico, and two issues of special concern to the Seventh District states: U.S. jobs and worker retraining, and rules of origin.