Meanwhile, To The North, Nafta Is A Smash

Critics of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) have been having a field day since the Mexican peso hit the skids. But at best, they're only half right. Even as Mexico hunkers down, trade and investment between the U.S. and Canada is exploding. No wonder President Clinton is eagerly packing his woolens for a state visit to Ottawa on Feb. 23-24. The visit should offer Clinton, who once considered NAFTA his top foreign policy accomplishment, a chance to recoup.

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