A vital U.S.-South Korea trade pact

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Author(s) Tom Plate
Source The Seattle Times
Date May 3, 2007
URL http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/opinion/2003690618_tomplate03.html
Quotes-start.png "In the short run, almost every free-trade agreement leads to some near-term job loss. But boosting trade and investment between countries in a major way sparks economies overall, creates new jobs and leads to new entrepreneurial opportunities that also create unexpected jobs. The U.S.-South Korean agreement is so powerful and obviously beneficial that the Japanese business-news media have been pleading for its government in Tokyo to duplicate a similar agreement with the Koreans." Quotes-end.png

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This item argues for the position Agreement should be ratified on the topic U.S.-Korea Free Trade Agreement.