On Trade, The Rest of the World Isn’t Waiting

By May 30, 2008Trade

While the U.S. Congress blocks trade agreements that would lower tariffs against U.S. exports, other countries busily reach deals. From Colombia Reports:

The Free trade agreement between Canada and Colombia will be ready in the first week of June, Colombian Minister of Agriculture told Caracol Radio.

The two countries finished another round of talks this weekend and are almost ready presenting a final agreement. ‘The most difficult issues are dealt with,” he said. “We hope that in the first week of June the treaty between the two countries is ready,” he said.

The original report in Spanish is here.

Also, Peru signed free trade agreements with Canada and Singapore yesterday.

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