U.S. trade policy hot spots

Hebert, Marc; Godley, Gene
December 1996
Business Mexico;1996/97 Special Edition, Vol. 6/7 Issue 12/1, p88
Reports on trade policy issues facing the United States in 1997. Includes Congressional grant of fast-track implementing authority for free-trade negotiations; North American Free Trade Agreement; Helms-Burton law; Immigration; International labor standards; Environmental consequences of trade.


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