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Canada Must Act on Trade Deal with Seoul
February 11, 2011
Of all the trade files sitting in the inbox of the Harper government, none is more crucial than completing free-trade negotiations with South Korea. The Obama administration intends to send a free-trade deal to the U.S. Congress in a few weeks and the South Korea-EU FTA comes into force in July. In a matter of months, Canadian producers will be at huge competitive disadvantage in the South Korean market - Canada's six-largest export market for merchandise in 2009. Published in The Globe and Mail online.