Latest United States – Peru Trade Promotion Agreement Stories
By Doug Palmer WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Former Peruvian President Alejandro Toledo urged U.S. lawmakers on Tuesday to support a trade pact with his country, saying Democratic party concerns about weak labor protections were misplaced.
By Doug Palmer WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Senate Finance Committee voted unanimously on Thursday to require Peru to fully reopen its market to U.S. beef before a trade pact between the two countries would take effect.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Senate Finance Committee granted U.S. business groups two wishes on Tuesday by announcing plans to begin work on Vietnam and Peru trade bills later this week.
By Doug Palmer WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. business groups hope to persuade congressional leaders to schedule votes on trade agreements with Oman, Peru and Vietnam as quickly as possible, a lobbyist said on Wednesday.
By Doug Palmer WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States and Peru signed a free trade agreement on Wednesday, setting the stage for a potentially tough fight in Congress unless the Bush administration offers Democrats stronger assurances that Lima will abide by international labor standards.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States is pressing Peru to remove technical barriers to U.S. agricultural products concerning food safety before the two countries sign a bilateral free trade deal, a senior U.S. lawmaker said on Monday.
By Doug Palmer WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. labor groups, which have been unable to block any free-trade agreement since President George W. Bush took office five years ago, still hope to defeat pacts this year with Oman, Peru and Colombia.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States and Colombia are close to a free trade agreement after nearly two years of talks and a push last week by Colombian President Alvaro Uribe, a top U.S. trade official said on Wednesday. "We believe we are very close to finalizing an agreement," U.S.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Bush administration could sign a free trade agreement with Peru before it finishes negotiations on companion pacts with Colombia and Ecuador, a U.S. trade official said on Thursday. "We're working on finalizing ...
By Doug Palmer WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States and Peru have reached a free trade agreement, following an all-night negotiating session that capped 18 months of talks, a U.S. trade official said on Wednesday.
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