Obama Pushes For Passage Of S. Korea, Colombia FTAs

Law360, New York (March 1, 2011, 5:36 PM EST) -- The Obama administration urged quick passage of free trade agreements with South Korea, Colombia and Panama on Tuesday as the U.S. faces increasing competition from the European Union and other major exporters to gain access to those markets.

The White House listed the pending trade deals as top priorities for the coming year in the president's 2011 trade agenda sent to Congress on Tuesday. The agenda, prepared by U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk, focuses mainly on how the country can improve its economic growth and employment...
To view the full article, register now.