Statements Regarding the Congressional Approval of the Korea, Colombia, and Panama Trade Agreements
Elected officials and stakeholders are voicing their support for the congressional approval of trade agreements with Korea, Colombia, and Panama. President Obama commended passage of the agreements along with the renewal of strengthened Trade Adjustment Assistance, the Generalized System of Preferences, and the Andean Trade Preferences Act. U.S Trade Representative Ron Kirk also praised Congress’ action. Below is a sampling of what they’re saying so far – check back for periodic updates.