November 29, 2022

North-Central America

Publication by the Golden Gate University Review, San Francisco

Said El Mansour Cherkaoui Research Extract on North American Free Trade Agreement Published in 1993 by Connection Magazine at Golden Gate University, San Francisco

Interview of Cuauhtémoc Cárdenas
Published in France

Mexico – City 1990 ★ Cuauhtémoc Cárdenas and Said El Mansour Cherkaoui ​

L’Accord de libre-échange nord-américain (ALÉNA) – Rencontre avec Cuauhtémoc Cárdenas

L’Accord de libre-échange nord-américain (ALÉNA) -Rencontre avec Cuauhtémoc Cárdenas 8/29/2015 – Cuauhtémoc Cárdenas Solórzano –  Said El Mansour Cherkaoui​ Celebración de 25 años de interés en MéxicoCelebration of 25 years of Interest in Mexico Célébration de 25 ans de Considération pour le Mexique Spanish – English – French En la víspera de la firma del Tratado de Libre Comercio entre Estados Unidos, Canadá y México, fui … Continue reading

North American Free Trade Agreement

The North American Free Trade Agreement created a preferential tariff area among the United States, Canada, and Mexico beginning on January 1, 1994. However, the drive for regional economic cooperation had begun as early as 1851 with bilateral free trade negotiations between the United States and Canada. A free trade area involving the United States and all of Latin America was advocated by U.S. secretary … Continue reading


MAFTA – Morocco Free Trade Agreement

Editor: Said El Mansour Cherkaoui, Ph.D. The Morocco Free Trade Agreement (MAFTA) went into effect on January 1, 2006. Under the agreement most Moroccan goods enter the United States duty free and virtually all will enter free by the time it is fully implemented on January 1, 2023. The Morocco FTA does NOT provide a merchandise processing fee (MPF) exemption. Aug 13, 2019 Morocco and United States … Continue reading


Mexico – US – Canada: NAFTA to CUSMA with Said El Mansour Cherkaoui

L’Accord de libre-échange nord-américain (ALÉNA) -Rencontre avec Cuauhtémoc Cárdenas 8/29/2015 – to this date of 5/8/2022 Cuauhtémoc Cárdenas Solórzano –  Said El Mansour Cherkaoui​ [Spanish – English – French] Celebración de 32 años de Said El Mansour Cherkaoui interés en México En la víspera de la firma del Tratado de Libre Comercio entre Estados Unidos, Canadá y México, fui a México, donde continué mi conversación … Continue reading


NAFTA Twenty Years After

NAFTA at 20: One Million U.S. Jobs Lost, Higher Income Inequality By Lori Wallach My New Year’s celebrations this year were haunted by memories of January 1, 1994 — the day that the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) went into effect. I remember crying that day, thinking about the proud men and women in union halls across America, the Mexican campesinos and the inspiring Canadian activists I … Continue reading


NAFTA and Labor

NAFTA Overview and Its Effect on Undocumented Immigration NAFTA stands for the North American Free Trade Agreement and it is a Preferential Trade Agreement (PTA) between the United States, Mexico, and Canada.  A PTA is an agreement between a group of countries to levy low or zero tariffs against imports from members.  NAFTA took effect in January of 1994, and at the time, it was … Continue reading


NAFTA: U.S. and Mexico Preliminary Deal

President Trump said the United States and Mexico would be entering into a new trade deal called the United States-Mexico trade agreement, and that he wanted to get rid of the name of the 24-year-old North American Free Trade Agreement, a crucial step toward revamping a trade pact that has appeared on the brink of collapse during the past year of negotiations. Mr. Trump has … Continue reading


Immigration and North American Market

CROSS THE BORDER WITH TACO BELL NO CROSSING THE WALL WITH SMART DETECTORS Climbing the Wall and the Van of the Migra: Border US-Mexico The issue of immigration was not tackled, reduced or resolved neither with the Bracero Program, the Maquiladoras, the opening of the Mexican Economy and its complete liberalization and privatization, and the…Lire la Suite →


North American Free Trade Agreement

The North American Free Trade Agreement created a preferential tariff area among the United States, Canada, and Mexico beginning on January 1, 1994. However, the drive for regional economic cooperation had begun as early as 1851 with bilateral free trade negotiations between the United States and Canada. A free trade area involving the United States…Lire la Suite →


US-Mexico-Canada Agreement

Why the big push for NAFTA if the promised gains were so modest and uncertain? Some of the explanation centers on the indirect benefits the United States could expect to derive from the Mexican prosperity predicted to result from its recent liberalization–if NAFTA could make it permanent. Even if NAFTA created no net trade increases…Lire la Suite →


Said El Mansour Cherkaoui From NAFTA to CUSMA

Said El Mansour Cherkaoui: NAFTA and CUSMA

Mexico City: August 1990 – Oakland – June 1992 – Paris, France – California: 8/29/2015 – to this date of 5/8/2022 Initial Research and Publication on Regional Market Integration Case – Studies of the European Economic Community and the North American Free Trade Agreement Mexico – US – Canada L’Accord de libre-échange nord-américain (ALÉNA) -Rencontre…Continue Reading → October 14, 2020

Trump and NAFTA: Path of Negotiation and Reinvention

POLITICAL WILL Officials say a handful of less contentious NAFTA chapters could still be concluded during the latest round of talks, and three people at the talks said the technical teams remained focused on their tasks, despite the uncertainty the steel tariff plan had caused. Negotiators from the three countries have been meeting for six…Continue Reading → September 12, 2020

NAFTA: U.S. and Mexico Preliminary Deal

President Trump said the United States and Mexico would be entering into a new trade deal called the United States-Mexico trade agreement, and that he wanted to get rid of the name of the 24-year-old North American Free Trade Agreement, a crucial step toward revamping a trade pact that has appeared on the brink of…Continue Reading → September 12, 2020

NAFTA Twenty Years After

NAFTA at 20: One Million U.S. Jobs Lost, Higher Income Inequality By Lori Wallach My New Year’s celebrations this year were haunted by memories of January 1, 1994 — the day that the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) went into effect. I remember crying that day, thinking about the proud men and women in union…Continue Reading → September 12, 2020

NAFTA and Labor

NAFTA Overview and Its Effect on Undocumented Immigration NAFTA stands for the North American Free Trade Agreement and it is a Preferential Trade Agreement (PTA) between the United States, Mexico, and Canada.  A PTA is an agreement between a group of countries to levy low or zero tariffs against imports from members.  NAFTA took effect…Continue Reading → September 10, 2020

From NAFTA to CUSMA

★ Canada ★ United States ★ Mexico ★ Agreement Trump signs USMCA, ‘ending the NAFTA nightmare’ Since July 1, 2020, NAFTA has been replaced by a new free trade agreement CUSMA. As an importer, exporter and manufacturer, for your shipments which will be customs cleared on or after July 1, 2020, you are no longer…Continue Reading →

Said El Mansour Cherkaoui publications on the North American Market. A Story that started in 1982 at the Sorbonne University – Institut des Hautes sur l’Amérique Latine in Paris, continued at the University of California, Berkeley and Golden Gate University, San Francisco with field research in Mexico City in 1990 invited by Cuauhtémoc Cárdenas, the CERDI (Center for Study and Research on the Integrated Development) and the Association of the Doctorant Mexicans who have studied in Paris.


Changing the North America Free Trade Agreement

https://globalleverage.wordpress.com/nafta-cusma/

Publication by the Golden Gate University Review, San Francisco and Interview of Cuauhtémoc Cárdenas
Published in France

Mexico – City 1990 ★ Cuauhtémoc Cárdenas and Said El Mansour Cherkaoui ​

Cuauhtemoc Cardenas el hombre que institucionalizo a la izquierda About the Cuauhtémoc Cárdenas Solórzano Hijo de Lázaro Cárdenas del Río, nació en 1934, en la Ciudad de México. Es ingeniero civil por la UNAM con estudios en Francia, Alemania e Italia. Continue reading


Canada, United States, Mexico

Mexico – City 1990 ★ Cuauhtémoc Cárdenas and Said El Mansour Cherkaoui​ April 22, 2020 Migration and Trade in North America: Trump Vision April 23, 2020 NAFTA and Labor April 23, 2020 NAFTA Twenty Years Later April 23, 2020 North American Free Trade Agreement April 23, 2020 Trump and NAFTA: Path of Negotiation and Reinvention April 23, 2020 NAFTA: U.S. and Mexico Preliminary Deal April 23, 2020 Continue reading Canada, United States, Mexico 


Migration and Trade in North America: Trump Vision

Collision of Immigration and Trade: North America Versus Central America Trump putting 5% tariff on Mexican imports By The Associated Press | Posted: Thu 7:53 PM, May 30, 2019  | Updated: Thu 8:08 PM, May 30, 2019 WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he is slapping a 5% tariff on all Mexican imports to pressure the country to do more to Continue reading 


Immigration and North American Market – July 14, 2020

The issue of immigration was not tackled, reduced or resolved neither with the Bracero Program, the Maquiladoras, the opening of the Mexican Economy and its complete liberalization and privatization, and the Free Trade Agreements with the US and other nations around the world Continue reading


NAFTA Twenty Years Later

NAFTA at 20: One Million U.S. Jobs Lost, Higher Income Inequality By Lori Wallach My New Year’s celebrations this year were haunted by memories of January 1, 1994 — the day that the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) went into effect. I remember crying that day, thinking about the proud men and women in union Continue reading 


NAFTA and Labor

NAFTA Overview and Its Effect on Undocumented Immigration NAFTA stands for the North American Free Trade Agreement and it is a Preferential Trade Agreement (PTA) between the United States, Mexico, and Canada.  Continue reading 


US-Mexico-Canada Agreement

Why the big push for NAFTA if the promised gains were so modest and uncertain? Some of the explanation centers on the indirect benefits the United States could expect to derive from the Mexican prosperity predicted to result from its recent liberalization–if NAFTA could make it permanent. Even if NAFTA created no net trade increases Continue reading


North American Free Trade Agreement

The North American Free Trade Agreement created a preferential tariff area among the United States, Canada, and Mexico beginning on January 1, 1994. However, the drive for regional economic cooperation had begun as early as 1851 with bilateral free trade negotiations between the United States and Canada. A free trade area involving the United States Continue reading

NAFTA: U.S. and Mexico Preliminary Deal

President Trump said the United States and Mexico would be entering into a new trade deal called the United States-Mexico trade agreement, and that he wanted to get rid of the name of the 24-year-old North American Free Trade Agreement, Continue reading 

Trump and Nafta: Path of Negotiation and Reinvention

Officials say a handful of less contentious NAFTA chapters could still be concluded during the latest round of talks, and three people at the talks said the technical teams remained focused on their tasks, despite the uncertainty the steel tariff plan had caused. Continue reading 


From NAFTA to CUSMA

Since July 1, 2020, NAFTA has been replaced by a new free trade agreement CUSMA. As an importer, exporter and manufacturer, for your shipments which will be customs cleared on or after July 1, 2020, you are no longer be able to claim the NAFTA preferential treatment in Canada, the United States or Mexico. From this date on, for products “originating” in North America, Continue reading 

Migration and Trade in North America

The United States is slapping a 5% tariff on all Mexican imports to pressure the country to do more to Continue reading “Migration and Trade in North America


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La Comunidad Hispana – California

As Business Consultant at the East Bay Small Business Development Center and the Center for International Trade Development (including the East Bay Center for International Trade Development) between 1993 to 1998 and 2001 to 2007, I have worked with the Hispanic communities and their business executives and individual entrepreneurs as well as the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Alameda County and Sacramento.

Dr. Said El Mansour Cherkaoui, representante del Centro para el Desarrollo del Comercio Internacional (CITD) y Marruecos en una sesión ejecutiva de trabajo y una recepción organizada por las Cámaras Hispanas de Comercio de California, Condado de Alameda, Estados Unidos de America (www.cahcc.com).

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