This comment will specifically address how NAFTA's rule of origin requirement will affect the North American automotive industry. To provide a thorough understanding of this topic, this comment will (1) discuss how NAFTA evolved and detail the remaining procedural steps necessary for its enactment; (2) briefly discuss the current North American automotive industry; (3) compare and contrast rule of origin requirements under previous FTAs; and (4) analyze NAFTA's proposed rule of origin requirement and its potential effects on the North American automotive industry.
Jonathan M. Cooper,
NAFTA's Rule of Origin and its Effect on the North American Automotive Industry,
Nw. J. Int'l L. & Bus.