Passage of Free Trade Agreements Good News for Tennessee

Oct 13, 2011

U.S. Senator Bob Corker today voted in favor of three long-standing free trade agreements between the United States and South Korea, Columbia and Panama.  All three agreements were passed by the Senate this evening.

"I'm particularly excited about what passage of these trade agreements means for Tennessee," said Corker.  "Our exports to these countries have increased substantially, reaching almost $900 million last year, and these agreements will create a tremendous opportunity for further export and job growth in our state."

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