GOP Lawmaker Says Canada-Colombia Trade Deal Hurts US

Law360, New York (August 15, 2011, 4:48 PM EDT) -- The chairman of the House Committee on Ways and Means said Monday that a free trade agreement between Canada and Colombia that took effect the same day put the U.S. at a disadvantage, and called on the White House to move forward with stalled trade pacts.

“Today’s entry into force of the trade agreement between Canada and Colombia means that — for no good reason — U.S. workers and exporters are now disadvantaged in Colombia, a key export market for American-made goods and services,” Committee Chairman...
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