Congress must take action on trade policy to prevent far-reaching, disastrous impacts

Ducker, Michael L.
July 2007
Hill;7/18/2007, Vol. 14 Issue 87, p44
The author reflects on the need of the U.S. Congress to reauthorize the international trade promotion policy. He asserts that the government leaders must expand the global market for American services. He stresses that the Congress should also approve the bilateral free trade agreements with South Korea, Colombia, Peru and Panama. Moreover, he claims that if the U.S. leaders fail to seek new trade opportunities and expand the marketplace, the country's economic growth will be put at risk.


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