Preparing for Action on U.S.-Korea Trade

By October 26, 2010Trade

From Reuters, “U.S., S.Korea to meet on long-stalled free trade pact“, reporting on today’s meeting in San Francisco between U.S. and Korean trade officials to work on the major issues slowing enactment of a bilateral free trade agreement — notably beef and U.S. auto exports.

Doug Goudie, director of international trade policy at the National Association of Manufacturers, said he did not expect the two sides to announce a deal on Tuesday.

“But I would hope their discussions tomorrow put them a long way down the road toward an agreement on the outstanding issues,” Goudie said.

U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk is meeting today with Korean Trade Minister Kim Jong-hoon.

The NAM’s Goudie recently returned from a business delegation’s trip to Korea. His reports are available below:

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