I'm sailing away
Set an open course for the virgin sea
I've got to be free
Free to face the life that's ahead of me
Article provides evidence of just how far away the US is from the 'free trade' country that many presume. When all regulatory constraints are considered, the US is one of the most trade restrictive counties in the world.
As noted in previous posts, free trade requires no treaties or 'deals.' No signed documents among bureaucrats are necessary to motivate people to trade with each other in order to better their circumstances.