Zapata's Revenge: Free Trade and the Farm Crisis in Mexico

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Appendix 2: NAFTA's Trade Effects on Selected Ag Products
Product Avg. value of exports, 1989-199
(millions of US$)
Pre-NAFTA Tariff
Tariff Phase-out Schedule
Other Pre-NAFTA Barrier
Initial Quote
Quota Phase-out Schedule
Long-term Impact of NAFTA
Major US Exports to Mexico
Corn $328
none
none
Import permit
2.5 million MT
15 years
Large
Sorghum 325
15%*
Immediate
none
none
none
Moderate
Soybeans 273
15%*
10 years
none
none
none
Moderate
Beef 113
0-25%
Immediate
none
none
none
Mixed
Sugar 82
107%**
15 years
none
none
none
Small
Poultry 66
none
none
Import permit
95 thousand MT
10 years
Small
Dry Beans 63
none
none
Import permit
50 thousand
15 years
Small
Pork 52
20%
10 years
none
To be determined
15 years
Moderate
Wheat 51
10%
10 years
Import permit
none
none
Small
Cotton 50
10%
5-10 years
none
none
none
Small
Major Mexican Exports to US
Live Cattle 355
6.3%**
Immediate
Quota threat
none
none
Small
Tomatoes 355
6.3%*,**
Immediate
Mrktg. Order
337,800 MT*
10 years
Small
Orange Juice 161
19.5%**
15 years
none
40 M gallons
15 years
Moderate
Peppers 111
6.1%**
5-10 years
none
29,900 MT*
10 years
Small
Cucumbers 74
14.5%*,**
5-15 years
none
none
none
Moderate
Onions 72
14.5
5-15 years
none
none
none
Moderate
Frozen Broccoli and Cauliflower 65
17.5%*
10 years
none
none
none
Moderate
Cantaloupe 54
35%*
15 years
none
none
none
Large
* = seasonal ** = 1991 average tarif
MT means metric ton, or 2,205 pounds

Sources: " North American Agriculture Fact Sheets: Commodities and Other Topics,: USDA, FAS, April 26, 1993; " Effectsw of the North American Free Trade Agreement on U.S. Agricultural Commodities," USDA, ERS March 1993.

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  • Zapata's Revenge - Free Trade and the Farm Crisis in Mexico *
  • Contents *
  • Tables *
  • Acknowledgments *
  • Introduction Zapata Lives 1
  • One Reform, Revolution, and Counterreform 11
  • Two Populists and Technocrats 35
  • Three the International Context 53
  • Four Nafta Pushes Agricultural Integration Forward 65
  • Five the Export Solution 75
  • Six Feeding Mexico 93
  • Seven the End of Agrarian Reform 117
  • Eight the People of the Land 129
  • Nine a Call to Arms 153
  • Ten on the Edge: Indians, Women, and Migrants 173
  • Eleven Sustaining Agriculture 199
  • Conclusion Lessons and Options 229
  • Notes 255
  • Glossary of Terms and Names 291
  • Appendix I U.S. Agribusiness in Mexico 293
  • Appendix 2: Nafta's Trade Effects on Selected Ag Products *
  • Selected Bibliography 297
  • Index 301
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