Socioeconomic and Environmental Impacts of the Liberalization of Basic Grains under NAFTA: The Case of Sinaloa

01 de febrero de 2003

Socioeconomic and Environmental Impacts of the Liberalization of Basic Grains under NAFTA: The Case of Sinaloa.
The Trade Context
Structural reform of Mexico’s agricultural sector has been underway since the late 1980s and started in earnest with the country’s entrance into the GATT. This resulted in the tariffication of import licenses for most agricultural products, followed by reforms to the Compañía Nacional de Subsistencias Populares (Conasupo).