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Thursday, December 30, 2010

South Korea Trade and IP

Has Barack Obama switched sides on trade?

After Herbert Hoover, all U.S. presidents, to varying degrees, have basically been free traders. But on the 2008 campaign trail, Obama played the protectionist card. And during his first two years in office, while talking up U.S. exports on occasion, the President was absent on trade, providing no leadership and failing to advance free trade policies.

But in early December, the U.S. and South Korea announced an agreement on revisions to a trade deal that was signed in 2007 but never made it to Congress for ratification...

Read the rest of this SBE Council Technology & Entrepreneurs analysis here.

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