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North America Agenda for Global Competitiveness

Trade and investment with Mexico and Canada increase prosperity, growth, and job creation in the United States.

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14 million American jobs rely on our trade relationships with Canada and Mexico

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5 million net new jobs have been created as a result of freer North American trade

Economic integration produces enormous benefits for the United States, Canada, and Mexico. Free trade fosters innovation, productivity, and competitiveness in the global marketplace.

But benefits have been spread unevenly. The policies created to address trade-related economic displacement of individuals, industries, and regions have left too many Americans behind.

The United States cannot sit on the sidelines while the global marketplace evolves. American leadership in the global economy promotes the prosperity of the American people.

Today, North America is the most economically competitive region in the worldTogether, Canada, Mexico, and the United States outperform the world’s other major regions — including the European Union, Mercosur, APEC, and the Pacific Alliance.

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