Panama, South Korea and Columbia Trade Agreements Signed

global tradingAfter 5 years of deliberations, with broad bipartisan support, the House and Senate adopted free trade agreements with Panama (HR 3079), South Korea (HR 3080) and Colombia (HR 3078).  The President signed the agreements on October 21.

The opportunity exists to expand markets into these countries. It is estimated that the three agreements combined will increase U.S. gross domestic product by about $14.4 billion. For California alone, exports to the three countries in 2010 combined for a total $8.5 billion.

Contact Cansler Consulting to ensure that your products are in compliance with regulatory trade requirements in these new markets.


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Tim Cansler