Managing the New Free Trade Agreements: How Technology Can Help Capitalize on Reduced Duties Tuesday, July 24, 2012 11:00am PDT, 2:00pm EDT The recently ratified Free Trade Agreements with South Korea, Colombia and Panama will usher in a new level of trade activity with these countries as well as a new set of challenges for [...]
On May 14, 2012, President Obama signed the presidential proclamation that put the United States-Colombia free trade agreement into force. Designed to promote the flow of certain goods and services between the countries, the free trade agreement was years in the making. According to the Office of the US Trade Representative (USTR), the tariff reductions [...]
On October 12, the United States Congress ratified several landmark free trade agreements (FTAs) with South Korea, Colombia and Panama. While still awaiting the President’s signature, which is expected, these agreements are sure to usher in a new level of trade activity with these countries. Proponents list a host of benefits from FTAs, including: – [...]
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. [...]
India and Japan signed a free trade agreement February 16th, eliminating tariffs on 94% of goods between the two countries within ten years and making the two countries each other’s biggest free-trade partners. The two are now Asia’s second and third largest economies after China. The deal comes as Japan looks to expand its markets [...]
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Since December, when President Barack Obama and South Korean President Lee Myung-bak announced that they made further progress on US-South Korea Free Trade Agreement (KORUS-FTA), the agreement has been highly debated on its way to Congress.
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