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BUSINESS
September 10, 1993 | Anne Michaud, Times staff writer
Everybody's talking about the North American Free Trade Agreement, but is there as much activity as it seems? A recent survey by Western International Media in Newport Beach turned up only one Orange County ad agency that is planning to advertise in Mexico in the next year. Letters were mailed to 48 agencies, but only one responded, said John Vrba, senior vice president of Western's Newport Beach office.
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BUSINESS
August 14, 1993 | PATRICK LEE and JUANITA DARLING, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
The agreement late Thursday on crucial side deals for the North American Free Trade Agreement offers new hope for supporters of the pact, which would create the world's largest free-trade zone. Here is a look at the significance of the side deals and where NAFTA goes from here: * Q: What is the importance of the agreements announced Friday?
NEWS
August 14, 1993 | JUBE SHIVER Jr. and GREG MILLER, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
In a breakthrough that could clear the way for ratification of the North American Free Trade Agreement this fall, the United States, Mexico and Canada on Friday announced completion of contentious side pacts designed to preserve the environment and protect worker rights.
BUSINESS
August 13, 1993 | From Times Wire Services
The United States, Mexico and Canada reached agreement Thursday night on an enforcement plan for the North American Free Trade Agreement, clearing the way for President Clinton to seek congressional approval of the pact this fall, Administration officials said. The officials declined to give details, but apparently daylong telephone negotiations between Washington, Mexico City and Ottawa resolved the impasse over U.S.
BUSINESS
July 22, 1993 | JUANITA DARLING, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The "side" deals critical to passage of the North American Free Trade Agreement are close to completion, U.S. Trade Representative Mickey Kantor said Wednesday. Agreements are so close that Kantor said he plans to meet with the Mexican and Canadian commerce ministers in Washington late next week, and hinted that their discussions could finalize the talks.
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