US, S. Korea Buy More Time For Trade Agreement Talks

Law360, New York (November 11, 2010, 11:21 AM EST) -- The U.S. and South Korea have pushed back their target date for completing talks on a bilateral free trade agreement after failing to reach a compromise on key outstanding issues — including trade barriers to U.S. beef and cars — ahead of their original Thursday deadline.

U.S. President Barack Obama and South Korea President Lee Myung-bak announced in a joint press conference Thursday that trade officials from both sides would continue to work “tirelessly” over the next several weeks to hammer out a final version of...
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