Farm groups asking Obama to move ahead on all trade fronts

Laws, Forrest
March 2011
Southwest Farm Press;3/17/2011, Vol. 38 Issue 9, p20
Trade Publication
The article reports on the appeal of farm groups in the U.S. to President Barack Obama to ratify three free trade agreements (FTAs). It states that the delay has allowed competing export countries to get U.S. market share. American Soybean Association's Steve Wellmann comments that FTAs represent almost three billion dollars of additional agriculture exports. It mentions the Commodity Classic annual gathering in Tampa, Florida wherein the lack of action on FTAs was the main topic.


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