Mgt 448

Regional Integration for and Against Articles

MGT 448/Global Business Strategies
June 28, 2011

Regional Integration for and Against Articles
NAFTA (North American Free Trade Agreement) is a free trade agreement involving Mexico, Canada, and the United States.   NAFTA is the most limited of the free trade unions.   NAFTA is restricted to eliminating tariffs, quotas, and other trade impediment among Canada, Mexico, and the United States.   NAFTA has advantages and disadvantages of regional integration, and also showing how it persons would favor, and be against it.   Integration and agreements made will reduce tariffs barriers that are associated with trades of good, services, and the factors of produced goods between countries (Hill, 2009).
Between the two countries Canada and the United States NAFTA has eliminated most of the tariffs, which are incorporated in the trades of the products.   One of the main advantages is that it will provide a higher quality of goods, and services to consumers in all countries at a lower rate.   In January 1994 NAFTA became the biggest trade bloc in the world in relation to GDP (Gross Domestic Product) all, while becoming a key force in escalating the agricultural trade between Canada and the U.S.   Trades between Mexico, Canada, and the U.S. have gotten better throughout the life of the unification (Free Trade Bloc, n.d.).
    The advantage of integration regionally is that there are no imposed restrictions on the trade. This will allow countries to focus on the services and produced goods in a more efficient manner to drive down cost, which will boost the economy. The free trade without restrictions allows lowering of prices of goods, increases output of goods that are in demand by other countries, which will create jobs increased goods lower operating cost. Also with compiling resources...