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How Integrated is the North America Economy?

Trade among Canada, the U.S., and Mexico is now almost four times greater than it was before NAFTA. Here we map out the flow of that trade.

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21 February, 2014

Trade among Canada, the U.S., and Mexico is now almost four times greater than it was before NAFTA. As the Wilson Center’s Christopher Wilson put it, “Simply put, trade among the North American partners is massive, and each economy in the region relies significantly on this trade to create jobs, fuel growth, and strengthen its competitiveness.” Below we map out that flow of trade.

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