US, Australia Aim To Build On $55B Trade Pact

Law360, New York (October 16, 2009, 12:44 PM EDT) -- In their first set of trade talks since President Barack Obama took office, U.S. and Australian trade officials say they hope to build on a trade agreement that generated $55 billion in two-way trade in goods and services in 2008.

“With the services sector contributing more than 70 percent of growth and 20 to 30 percent of exports in our respective economies, we are working with the United States on continuing to expand access for the high quality professional service providers Australia has to offer the...
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