U.S. Creates Three New Free Trade Agreements

U.S. Creates Three New Free Trade Agreements

Yesterday, Congress worked across party lines to rapidly pass three free trade agreements with Colombia, Panama and South Korea.  According to a Businessweek article, Obama administration officials say these agreements “could boost exports by $13 billion and support tens of thousands of American jobs.”  President Obama insisted aid for displaced workers by foreign competition be included in the agreements, which it was.  These three agreements have been four years in the making.

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