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Service trade pact ‘may be threat to national security’

ACADEMIC INPUT:Some academics said the pact did not create a level playing field for local companies and its impact would be far more than merely on figures

By Helen Ku  /  Staff reporter

“The process is tedious and unnecessary, and most importantly, lacks legal support,” Lee said.

Taiwan Labor Front secretary-general Son Yu-lian (孫友聯) said the government should also learn from the North American Free Trade Agreement — signed in 1994 by the US, Canada, and Mexico — that fewer jobs were created than expected, while most jobs created were unstable and with low wages.

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