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Trade

Trade Policy in 2012 Elections

Issues 2012 provides candidates for elected office the ability to quickly identify the key issues of the day and present clear policy recommendations, supported by facts, for addressing them. Read More.

Creating U.S. Jobs and Exports

The Obama Administration—after allowing U.S. free trade agreements (FTAs) with South Korea, Colombia, and Panama to languish unapproved for nearly four years—lately appears eager to push Congress to ratify all three soon. Read More.

10 Myths About KORUS and Free Trade Agreements

Opponents of the proposed trade agreement between the U.S. and South Korea make frightening arguments about the agreement, claiming everything from lost jobs and U.S. sovereignty to special privileges for foreign investors. Read More.

Trade Freedom Continues to Advance—Barely

The Heritage Foundation began ranking trade freedom around the world in 1995. The newest rankings (to appear in the 2011 Index of Economic Freedom) show global trade freedom as high as it has ever been. Read More.

A solid commitment to advancing trade liberalization is the best approach to ensure that America continues to reap the benefits of international commerce. It also signals that the U.S. remains committed to helping other countries to prosper.

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Experts on Trade