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US, South Korea Finalize Details On Trade Deal

Law360 (January 27, 2011, 4:34 PM EST) -- The U.S. and South Korea have finalized the language of their pending free trade deal, moving the accord closer to a vote by the legislatures in each country.

The South Korean trade ministry said in a statement Thursday that the two countries plan to officially sign the pact in mid-February. The sides reached a tentative agreement in December after completing renegotiations to address concerns by the U.S. auto industry.

In his State of the Union address on Tuesday, President Barack Obama urged Congress to approve the...
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