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U.S. Trade Policy Under President Obama

U.S. trade policy basics and initiatives under the Obama Administration, including details of free trade agreements.

Profile of U.S.-South Korea Trade Agreement
Summary and brief background of the U.S.-Korea trade agreement renegotiated by President Obama and announced on December 4, 2010.

What Is the Trade Adjustment Assistance Program?
Describes the 50-year-old federal Trade Adjustment Assistance program, which provides retraining and aid to U.S. workers displaced due to U.S. trade policies.

President Obama's 2010 National Export Initiative
President Obama's 2010 National Export Initiative, which includes smart, immediate steps "to increase financing, advocacy, and assistance for American businesses to locate, set up shop, and win new markets"

Pros & Cons of Free Trade Agreements
Pros and cons of U.S. free trade agreements, and brief description of President Obama's new 8-country free trade agreement, the TransPacific Partnership, which is under negotiations in 2010.

Is Free Trade a Negative or Positive for the U.S.?
Readers share their thoughts about whether or not free trade is a negative or positive for the U.S. economy and the U.S. worker.

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