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2014-04-03 12:20:16

A leading international trade attorney cautions importers that the time is ripe to get their KORUS verification docs in order. MIAMI, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Just as the two year anniversary of the implementation of the Korea-U.S. Free Trade Agreement passes, importers are voicing concerns that the U.S. government may be ramping up its verification reviews, requiring importers to produce extensive documentation proving that goods imported under the agreement are eligible...

2014-03-13 12:20:15

Statement by Mike Tierney, President of UPS Canada, on the Proposed Canada-South Korea Free Trade Agreement. MISSISSAUGA, ON, March 13, 2014 /CNW/ - Canada's first Free Trade Agreement with a top performing Asian market should deliver strong future economic benefits for Canada and enhance private sector competitiveness. UPS Canada welcomes the proposed Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between Canada and South Korea; a significant milestone for both countries. While Canada and South...

2014-03-12 16:22:31

U.S. deficit up from imports; job promises, exports down WASHINGTON, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United Steelworkers (USW) joined Members of Congress and private sector experts today in declaring the U.S. - Korea Free Trade Agreement (KORUS-FTA) has fallen far short of job promises and improvements in trade balances marked by the second anniversary of the trade law this Saturday. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080131/DC12982LOGO "Government data,...

2011-06-07 10:00:00

MINNEAPOLIS, June 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cargill today hosted an employee forum and a business roundtable discussion on the U.S. - South Korea Free Trade Agreement (KORUS FTA), which is currently pending Presidential notification to and approval from U.S. Congress. The Honorable Ambassador Han Duk-soo met with Cargill employees to discuss the importance of an open trade and investment climate between South Korea and the United States. He discussed how the KORUS FTA can stimulate...

2011-04-19 15:22:00

Specialty fabrics manufacturers to Congress: "Jobs are at stake!" ROSEVILLE, Minn., April 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At a time when the U.S. is facing record unemployment, a group of specialty fabrics manufacturers is engaging in everything short of a bake sale in Washington, D.C. to draw attention to the latest fight for some of the last jobs still standing. Their most recent free trade versus fair trade confrontation involves the Korea-U.S. Free Trade Agreement (commonly known...

2010-12-09 11:30:00

PITTSBURGH, Dec. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United Steelworkers (USW) issued the following statement by its International Executive Board today after concluding an extensive examination of the terms of the proposed agreement: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080131/DC12982LOGO) The Obama Administration has now concluded negotiations with the government of South Korea on the revised terms of the US-Korea Free Trade Agreement. The revisions fought for by the...

2010-12-03 19:06:00

KorUS FTA includes important benefits for the software industry WASHINGTON, Dec. 3, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Obama administration today announced that US and Korean trade negotiators have reached final agreement on the Republic of Korea-US Free Trade Agreement, known as the KORUS FTA. The Business Software Alliance welcomed the breakthrough. "The KORUS FTA is an important agreement with a major trading partner," said BSA President and CEO Robert Holleyman. "This agreement...


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