Suddenly, Free Trade With Mexico Is In Trouble

When President Bush hosts his Mexican counterpart Carlos Salinas de Gortari at Camp David on Dec. 14, the mood won't be as cheery as in the past. Suddenly, the prospects of the two leaders' creating a U. S.-Mexico-Canada free-trade zone rivaling the European Community have turned sour. It now seems unlikely that they will meet their target of getting a pact through the U. S. Congress in 1992.

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