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Celebrate the U.S.-Jordan Free Trade Agreement

Author: Ambassador Alia Hatough-Bouran [headed Jordan's environment team as part of the negotiating team for the free trade agreement between Jordan and the United States] and John Audley [former United States Environmental Protection Agency Trade Policy Coordinator], Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Published on: 28 September 2001

...because the agreement includes provisions to protect labor and the environment, some members of Congress and the American business community voiced their opposition to the deal. As two people deeply involved in negotiating the environmental provisions of the agreement for our respective countries, we believe that a closer examination of these provisions counters their concerns.

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