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S. Korea, China weigh free trade agreement

Yonhap News

BEIJING, Oct. 10 (Yonhap) — South Korea and China agreed Saturday to step up efforts to sign a free trade agreement (FTA) aimed at stimulating bilateral …

http://english.yonhapnews.co.kr/business/2009/10/10/29/0502000000AEN20091010003300320F.HTML

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October 10, 2009 Posted by | Free Trade Agreement, Uncategorized | | Leave a comment

Wen, Hatoyama, Lee Push for North Korea Nuclear Talks

Bloomberg

Hatoyama, 62, also pushed for a free-trade pact in the region. “I’m expecting progress on free-trade agreements between Japan and South Korea as well as …

http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601087&sid=aQSSSseIu0pc

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There’s no such thing as free trade

Toronto Star

Its successor, the North American Free Trade Agreement, limited the ability of Canadian governments to set up social programs that might interfere with …

http://www.thestar.com/news/insight/article/707698–there-s-no-such-thing-as-free-trade

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S.Korea says agrees with China to consider FTA

Reuters India

Seoul and Beijing have been studying a free trade agreement (FTA) as China is South Korea’s biggest export market. The two countries expect their trade to …

http://in.reuters.com/article/domesticNews/idINSEO23566320091010

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Japan PM: Too Early To Unwind Stimulus Policies

Wall Street Journal

Hatoyama said the three nations should push forward talks on free trade agreements between China and Japan, and between Japan and South Korea. …

http://online.wsj.com/article/BT-CO-20091010-700099.html

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Canada-Colombia FTA on life support, but still breathing

The Dominion

Proponants of the the Canada-Colombia Free Trade Agreement (Bill C-23) faced a few hurdles over the past few weeks, but the deal is far from dead. …

http://www.dominionpaper.ca/weblogs/dawn/2968

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US eyes free trade pact with ASEAN

AFP

The United States at present has a Trade and Investment Framework Agreement (TIFA) with ASEAN, a precursor to a full free-trade pact. …

http://www.google.com/hostednews/afp/article/ALeqM5g12Mr1zyHypUbNY-tT8ZfZWpEjFw

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Korbsak sees more potential in India

บางกอกโพส

NEW DELHI : The proposed India-Thailand free trade agreement (FTA) is set to expand into a comprehensive pact including more services and investments, …

http://www.bangkokpost.com/business/economics/25388/korbsak-sees-more-potential-in-india

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October 9, 2009 Posted by | Free Trade Agreement, Uncategorized | | Leave a comment

How Obama can earn that Nobel Peace Prize

Reuters Blogs

Since the Obamacrats might not be able to deliver the top two items on Big Labor’s wish list — reopening the North American Free Trade Agreement and passing …

http://blogs.reuters.com/james-pethokoukis/2009/10/09/how-obama-can-earn-that-nobel-peace-prize/

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US Trade Rep: No Timeline on FTA Votes

GlobalAtlanta

Speaking in Atlanta, President Obama’s top adviser and lead negotiator on foreign trade gave few hints as to when pending free trade agreements with …

http://www.globalatlanta.com/articlevid/22219/619/

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