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“U.S. Manufacturing and Free Trade Agreements”

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August 4, 2011

Truth About Trade & Technology

Ross Korves, Economic Policy Analyst, Truth About Trade & Technology

The pending FTAs with South Korea, Colombia and Panama will provide manufacturers greater access to growing developing country markets. The agreements will lead to increasing imports and exports of manufactured products as U.S. companies continue to align with international supply chains. The best opportunity for the U.S. to continue its leadership in manufacturing is to continue to innovate to serve the needs of businesses and consumers in freer markets.