At 20 years, NAFTA Didn’t Close Mexico Wage Gap

While auto, electronics and agriculture sectors in Mexico have grown, a majority of Mexicans have seen little benefit in income.

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Looking around a Mexico dotted by Starbucks, Wal-Mart and Krispy Kreme outlets, it's hard to remember the country before the North American Free Trade Agreement, which has dramatically expanded consumer choice and trade since it took effect 20 years ago on Jan. 1. While it changed the country in some fundamental ways, the

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Higher Labor Costs In China Could Send Manufacturing Jobs Back To The US

A wealthier China increasingly can’t provide the cheap labor that once sent U.S. manufacturers overseas.

Recently, Walmart has been touting merchandise that is “Made in America.” The world’s largest retailer -- whose low-cost policies have led to the offshore manufacturing of much of the nation’s consumer goods -- has seemingly made a course direction toward embracing American production. “At the heart of our national political conversation today is

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