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Trade Groups Applaud As Obama Signs 3 Free Trade Agreements

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Washington–President Barack Obama signed off today on three long-standing free trade agreements, deals with South Korea, Colombia and Panama that retail and manufacturer trade associations claim could be worth billions to U.S. exporters. The three deals, which were originally launched during the Bush administration, will bring to 20 the countries …

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Business Leaders Welcome Anti-Piracy Strategy

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Washington–Retail associations and other business leaders have welcomed the U.S. government’s first-ever strategy announced this week to fight counterfeiting and intellectual property (IP) theft around the world. In addition to stepping up policing of imports, the Obama administration also sees intellectual-property rights as part of its plan to double exports …