Here's a multiple choice quiz: On what continent is a multinational trading alliance now being negotiated that will offer unprecedented global business opportunities and bring the trading borders between 350-million-plus consumers crashing down?
B. North America.
C. Both of the above.
Europe is nearing full enactment of its EC 92 protocols, of course, but nearer to home-and with much less fanfare-the United States and Mexico currently are discussing a Free Trade Agreement (FTA).
This pact is more than an interesting notion; spurred by President Bush's pro-Texas stance and the Middle East crisis (which gave Mexico's oil …