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North America | Government

NAFTA logo | Creative Industries North AmericaThe North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) is a regional agreement between the Government of Canada, the Government of the United Mexican States and the Government of the United States of America to implement a free trade area.


Did you know?

Today, North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) partners exchange nearly US$2.6 billion in merchandise each day—that’s about US$108 million per hour.

North America covers an area of about 24,709,000 square kilometers (9,540,000 square miles), about 4.8% of the planet’s surface or about 16.5% of its land area. As of July 2008, its population was estimated at nearly 529 million people across 23 independent states, representing about 7.5% of the human population. Most of the continent’s land area is dominated by Canada, the United States, and Mexico, while smaller states exist in the Central American and Caribbean regions. North America is the third largest continent by area, following Asia and Africa, and the fourth by population after Asia, Africa, and Europe.


Member states

In alphabetical order
Canada
Costa Rica
Cuba
Dominican Republic
El Salvador
Guatemala
Honduras
Mexico
Panama
United States