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NAFTA (North American Free Trade Agreement) - 1 Jan 1994
NAFTA = USA + Canada + Mexico
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Canada's merchandise trade with the USA increased 80% in first 5 years
Canada's merchandise trade with Mexico doubled in 5 years
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Canadian exports to the USA and Mexico increased 80% and 65%
US investment in Canada went up 63% in 5 years
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Mexico investment in Canada tripled in 5 years
1 Million new jobs created in Canada since 1994
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in 1998 6% of FDI into Canada came from USA and Mexico
Over 88% of Mexico's imports come from USA
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Mexican exports to the USA grew by 252.5%
Bilateral trade between US and Mexico rose by $118bn between 1992 and 1999
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70% of poor people in the world live in rural areas and work in agriculture
66% of all agricultural exports are from OECDs
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IMF (international monetary fund) - 1945, 184 countries
World Bank - 1944, 188 countries
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5 million people are experiencing benefits of fair trade
HIPCs - 1996, identified by IMF and World Bank, 40 countries, 29 in SSA
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2009 - 35 HIPCs received full or partial debt relief
SAPs - Structural Adjustment Programmes
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1947 - India becomes independant
India has the second highest English Speaking workforce in the world - 225m
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India - 2.5mil technical graduates
Population of China - 1.4 bn
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China population growth rate - 0.8%
LE China- 75 years
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China GDP 2013 - $9.24 trn
China GDP 1960 - $59.2 bn
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Urbanisation in China: 1960 - 16%, 2013 - 53.2%
26% of all container transshipment carried out in China
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EU - 28 countries, 1992 Maastricht Treaty
Euro launched 1 Jan 1999
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CAP - common agricultural policy, 35% of EU budget
Forets in W. Europe grew by 10% between 1990 and 2005
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2007 - EU should use 20% renewable energy in future
EU CO2 emissions must be reduced by 20% by 2020
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1 Ugandan Shilling = £0.0001886
19,7% of Uganda below poverty line
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Uganda GDP growth rate - 4.9% 2014
Uganda GDP - $27.62
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Uganda Adult literacy rate -78.4%
17% of Ugandan girls attend secondary school
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0.12 doctors per 1000 people in Uganda
5.4% of population with HIV in 2010 Uganda
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64% of population of Uganda have access to safe water
43% of Uganda have access to improved sanitation
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LE Uganda - 53
Median age Uganda - 15
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Uganda population GR - 3.14%
Uganda BR - 43.74%
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Population of Uganda - 33.4m
1962 - Uganda gains independance
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Uganda GDP/Capita - $1300
External Debt Uganda - $4,095bn
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1960 - Oil discovered in Dubai
Population of Dubai grew by 300% between 1968-75
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Oil and natural gas contribute less than 5% to Dubai's GDP
No. 1 TNC - Wal-Mart
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2007 - UK - 50,000 jobs created as result of FDI
VAG - Volkswagen Audi Group,
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Canada's merchandise trade with the USA increased 80% in first 5 years

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Canada's merchandise trade with Mexico doubled in 5 years

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Mexico investment in Canada tripled in 5 years

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in 1998 6% of FDI into Canada came from USA and Mexico

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