Policy Analysis

Miami FTAA Results a Complete Wash

By Aaron Cosbey on December 9, 2003
In November 2003, 34 Trade Ministers from the western hemisphere gathered in Miami, Florida, to discuss the proposed Free Trade Area of the Americas. The talks were seen a diasppointment. "What happened in Miami was not agreement on how to move forward," writes Aaron Cosbey in this IISD Commentary, "but rather agreement to scuttle ambitions for a deal of any value."