Brazil and Mexico also contain regional tables, reflecting the work of firms based all over their respective countries.
Our 'Central America-wide' section ranks law firms based in Central America who carry out work across the isthmus.
Little happened in the labour market that dramatically changed the outcomes in any country involved in the treaty.
Because of immigration restrictions, the wage gap between Mexico on the one hand and the United States and Canada on the other did not shrink.
Central America Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA) expanded NAFTA to include five Central American countries (El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Costa Rica, and Nicaragua).
In the same year, the Dominican Republic joined the group by signing a free trade agreement with the United States, followed by Colombia in 2006, Peru in 2007, and Panama in 2011.
The Emerging Leaders in the Americas Program (ELAP) scholarships are facilitated through institutional collaborations and student exchange agreements between Canadian and Latin American or Caribbean institutions.
The surge in exports was accompanied by an explosion in imports as well, resulting in an influx of better-quality and lower-priced goods for Mexican consumers.
Economic growth during the post-NAFTA period was not impressive in any of the countries involved.
Participating countries would adhere to rules protecting intellectual property and would adopt strict measures against industrial theft.
Other provisions instituted formal rules for resolving disputes between investors and participating countries.