The Free Trade Area of the Americas: the Hunt for the Hemispheric Grand Bargain

  • Diana Tussie
  • Ignacio Labaqui


The Free Trade Area of the Americas (FTAA) represents the grand bargain of the hemispheric project across the Americas. At the same time, as it has evolved from a largely technical to an increasingly political bargaining process, the FTAA has evidenced the extent to which neither regional integration, nor indeed globalization, are dynamics devoid of politics.


Foreign Direct Investment Free Trade Latin American Country Trade Liberalization Free Trade Area 
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  • Ignacio Labaqui

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