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Latest United States – Peru Trade Promotion Agreement Stories

2006-08-15 13:10:50

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.

2006-07-27 14:53:34

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.

2006-07-25 12:25:34

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.

2006-06-21 17:02:53

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.

2006-04-12 12:59:35

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.

2006-04-03 18:38:15

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.

2006-03-17 23:07:50

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.

2006-02-22 18:01:33

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.

2006-01-05 19:43:43

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 ...

2005-12-07 16:16:20

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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