Washington (Sept. 10)—U.S. Secretary of Commerce Carlos M. Gutierrez spoke today at a rally on Capitol Hill to voice support for passing pending free trade agreements with Colombia, Panama and Korea. Gutierrez discussed how passing the free trade agreements will be one of the best tools to grow exports and boost the U.S. economy.
Washington (Sept. 8)—U.S. Commerce Secretary Carlos M. Gutierrez delivered remarks at an event hosted by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce to demonstrate support for Georgia by rallying the U.S. business community to continue economic and social assistance for Georgia’s reconstruction. Gutierrez discussed continued U.S. support for Georgia, the importance of international humanitarian assistance, and what the U.S. Department of Commerce can do to help with reconstruction efforts. [Fact Sheet]
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Trade Fact of the Day:
Georgia’s export shipments of merchandise to Colombia, Panama, and Korea in 2007 were: Colombia--$183 million; Panama--$111 million; and Korea--#391 million.
Source: Prepared by the International Trade Administration
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