Posts Tagged ‘colombia’

U.S. & Colombia Reach Free Trade Agreement (2011-4-8)

The United States and Colombia finally inked a deal on a free trade agreement after Colombia agreed to increase the protection of their workers and union leaders. This pact is expected to increase U.S. exports to Colombia by more than $1 billion a year, and could result in the creation of thousands of American jobs. [...]

Boeing Urges Progress Towards Trade Agreements (2010-5-27)

Chief executive of Boeing is urging Congress to pass languishing free trade agreements with Colombia and South Korea.

Colombia holds major export event in Miami (2009-11-19)

The largest Colombian export mission ever to the United States is in Miami this week for two-days of match-making sessions with pre-selected importers. High on the agenda for sale: women’s lingerie and other clothing, processed foods, books and other manufactured goods, Colombian officials said. To help offset a drop in trade due to disputes with [...]

US Commerce Secretary Has Plan to Increase Exports- Without Trade Agreements (2009-11-13)

US Commerce Secretary Gary Locke outlined a new plan to increase US exports last week in a keynote speech at the National District Export Council Conference. Locke outlined 4 strategies for increasing exports. I’m not counting his “other strategies” here, IMO “other” is not a strategy! Boosting Trade Promotion Activities: Encourage companies to export or [...]

Ecuador and Free Trade Agreements (2009-7-2)

Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa speaks with Amy Goodman of DemocracyNow in an interesting video/podcast. Pres. Correa briefly touches upon his views on free trade agreements, quoted below from Democracy Now. AMY GOODMAN: You are not talking about a free trade agreement with the United States, but you are with the European Union. Why? PRESIDENT RAFAEL [...]