Trump rhetoric shows need to remake case for trade - Zoellick

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  • Thursday, 28 Apr 2016

U.S. Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump arrives to speak at a campaign event in Indianapolis, Indiana, United States, April 27, 2016. REUTERS/Jim Young

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Embarrassed by Donald Trump's rhetoric against Mexico, former World Bank President Robert Zoellick said on Wednesday it is time to "remake" the case for free trade in the United States.

The U.S. presidential race has been peppered with promises to rework trade policy in the United States' favour, and many of the strongest attacks have been against the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), a trade accord between the United States, Mexico and Canada that took effect in 1994.

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