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  • 1. EPF9 The student will demonstrate knowledge of the global economy
  • 2. Trade Agreements and WTO International trade agreements such as the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) have tended to reduce trade barriers. Likewise, the World Trade Organization (WTO) seeks freer trade among nations.
  • 3. Purpose of Trade Agreements Trade agreements establish rules about trade that all parties agree to. These agreements have generally reduced the barriers to trade.
  • 4. Purpose of NAFTA The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) established a free-trade zone (Canada, Mexico, and the United States) with the intention of:  eliminating trade barriers,  promoting fair competition,  and increasing investment opportunities.
  • 5. Role of WTO The World Trade Organization (WTO):  administers trade agreements,  handles disputes,  and provides a venue for negotiating among its member nations.
  • 6. European Union: The European Union (EU) is a regional trade organization formed to promote trade among countries in Europe by reducing trade barriers and adopting a common currency, the euro.