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Obama to Sign Three Trade Agreements Friday

Posted October 18th, 2011 at 11:45 am (UTC-5)
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US President Barack Obama plans to sign trade agreements with South Korea, Panama and Colombia on Friday following years of negotiations on what are being described as the most significant trade deals in 18 years. Mr. Obama is scheduled to sign the agreements at the White House where he will be joined by business and […]

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US Congress Approves Trade Deals with South Korea, Panama, Colombia

Posted October 12th, 2011 at 9:40 pm (UTC-5)
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The U.S. Congress has approved free-trade agreements supporters say will boost U.S. exports by $13 billion annually. The House of Representatives voted by a comfortable margin Wednesday in favor of the agreements with South Korea, Panama and Colombia. The Senate also overwhelmingly approved the trade pacts. All three were initially negotiated nearly five years ago, […]

US Congress Approves Trade Deals with South Korea, Panama, Colombia

Posted October 12th, 2011 at 8:35 pm (UTC-5)
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The U.S. Congress has approved free trade agreements that supporters say will boost U.S. exports by $13 billion annually. Members of the House of Representatives voted by a comfortable margin Wednesday in favor of the agreements with South Korea, Panama and Colombia. Later in the day, the Senate also overwhelmingly approved the trade pacts. All […]

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House of Representatives Approves Trade Deals with South Korea, Panama, Colombia

Posted October 12th, 2011 at 6:40 pm (UTC-5)
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The U.S. House of Representatives has approved free trade agreements that supporters say will boost U.S. exports by $13 billion annually. The House voted by a comfortable margin Wednesday in favor of the agreements with South Korea, Panama and Colombia. All three were negotiated nearly five years ago, during the administration of George W. Bush. […]

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Congress Set to Approve Trade Deals with South Korea, Panama, Colombia

Posted October 12th, 2011 at 4:05 am (UTC-5)
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The U.S. Congress is expected to pass three long-delayed free trade agreements Wednesday that supporters say will boost U.S. exports by $13 billion annually. The Senate Finance Committee on Tuesday approved the trade pacts with South Korea, Panama and Colombia, clearing the way for their final approval in the Senate and House of Representatives. The […]

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US Senators Reach Compromise on Free Trade Deals

Posted August 4th, 2011 at 2:25 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. Senate leaders have reached a potential bipartisan compromise on three long-delayed free-trade agreements with Colombia, Panama, and South Korea. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and Minority Leader Mitch McConnell said Wednesday they have come to an agreement on unemployment benefits that will likely allow lawmakers to approve the trade deals once Congress returns from […]

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