Free Trade and Pollution
This paper uses Acme Motors as an example to discuss whether international trade and free trade encourage pollution.
# 123661 | 1,000 words | 1 source | APA | 2008 |
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Business (International) , Environmental Studies (Economics and Policy) , Political Science (Fiscal Policy (economy)) , Economics (Globalization)
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In this article, the writer explores whether international trade and the issue of whether or not free trade encourages pollution as corporations build factories and plants in countries with more lenient air and water pollution controls. The writer uses Acme Motors in Mexico as an example.
From the Paper:"The Maquiladora program implemented in created a free-trade zone for foreign companies to bring materials into northern Mexico duty-free and to export materials from this free trade zone around the world. The implementation of the North American Free Trade Agreement made the Maquiladora program even more successful. Although there have been environmental problems in Mexico involving Maquiladora facilities and concerns about hazardous working conditions and loosely enforced environmental laws not all Maquiladora operations harm the local environment. Acme has a manufacturing facility in the Maquiladora ..."
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