US-Korea trade agreement kicks off

March 2012
Western Farm Press Exclusive Insight;3/15/2012, p8
The article presents a statement made by U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack with respect to the U.S.-Korea Trade Agreement. It notes the elimination of two thirds of tariffs imposed on U.S. food and agricultural products exported to South Korea and forecasts a growth in agricultural exports by 1.9 billion U.S. dollars. It further indicates that the trade deal with South Korea will level the playing field for American businesses and help create jobs.


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