NAFTA: CONTINUE INTERLINING OR OPERATE BOTH SIDES OF THE BORDER

This paper introduces one of the sessions on the North American Free Trade Agreement at the TRF 36th Annual Conference. The author notes that under the NAFTA transportation section, there are allowances for U.S. carriers to operate in the border states of Mexico and Mexican carriers to operate in the border states of the United States in the near future, an then later on, for U.S. carriers to go anywhere in Mexico and Mexican carriers to go anywhere in the United States. That also applies to Canada. The United States and Canada, of course, have already been operating that way. Mexico is very different, particularly because the language difference is very substantial. In addition, the Mexican legal system and its enforcement is somewhat different than that in the United States. For that reason, there is some question about what is going to happen to the rights that carriers will gain, and whether or not they'll exercise them.

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  • Accession Number: 00728802
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Volume 8
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Nov 14 1996 12:00AM