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LBC - Colombia Trade Pact: Free Stimulus


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August 24, 2009

LBC - Colombia Trade Pact: Free Stimulus

LBC - Colombia Trade Pact: Free Stimulus

By Benjamin Wolf  - The economic role of the United States in the Western Hemisphere is at a crossroads. But the proposed U.S.-Colombian Trade Promotion Agreement (TPA), currently stalled in Congress for the second year, will expand a robust market for American goods and strengthen an important strategic ally. Failure to pass the bill will further undermine the United States’ tenuous economic influence in the hemisphere at a time of increasing competition from across the globe. We can no longer afford to sacrifice this sound policy at the altar of partisan politics.

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