KOREA FREE TRADE

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A $13 Billion Reason to Support the South Korean Free Trade Agreement

By design, free trade agreements tear down the protectionist walls propping up status quo producers. However, even those producers -- at least those who reform, will also find a newfound ability to thrive given increased access to markets with tens of millions, or hundreds of millions, of potential new customers. All of this benefits consumers, most obviously when expensive tariffs on their choices, from Korean cars to Canadian beef, are eliminated.
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Signing Up For Free Trade

It’s no secret that when Prime Minister Stephen Harper meets with Korean president Park Geun-hye Tuesday it will be to sign a free trade deal. It will be Canada’s first free trade deal in East Asia,...