Commerce Secretary Plugs Greater Trade With Latin America

Law360, New York (January 10, 2014, 2:43 PM EST) -- U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker on Thursday unveiled a plan to strengthen U.S. business ties with Latin America, pushing American companies to take advantage of existing free trade agreements with 11 countries in the region.

Speaking at the Los Angeles World Affairs Council on Thursday, Pritzker announced a U.S. Department of Commerce initiative that would seek to help U.S. businesses boost exports to Latin America through trade deals the U.S. has reached with countries in the region. The "Look South Initiative" would be part of the...
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