UPDATE: April 6, 2020 – Due to personnel and security issues related to the COVID 19 outbreak in the United States, significant operational changes continue to be made to U.S. government authorities and trade-related courts. You can currently find information on their status below. Overall, the Human Resources Management Office has announced that from March 16, 2020 and by… Australia Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade/Monash University aPEC Study Centre. A free trade agreement between Australia and the United States – Questions and implications Detailed descriptions and texts of many U.S. trade agreements can be accessed via the Left Resource Centre. Before a Mock Markup of three outstanding trade agreement bills in the Senate Finance Committee, you will find here a handy index with links to important information on the US-Korea, US-Colombia and U.S.-Panama trade pacts, as well as trade adjustment aids and outdated trade preference programs. On March 3, 2004, the USTR released draft free trade agreements between the United States and Australia. Panama The U.S.-Panama Trade Promotion Agreement was signed in October 2011 and came into force on October 31, 2012. The United States maintained a consistent trade surplus with Panama under the agreement.

In 2016, the United States exported $4.6 billion worth of goods to Panama, while it imported $3056 million in Panamanian products. USTR USA-PANAMA TPA Page” South Korea-U.S. Free Trade Agreement (KORUS-FTA) came into force on March 15, 2012. Korea is the sixth largest trading partner of the United States with a value of approximately $84.3 billion in 2016. U.S. exports to Korea were estimated at $30.7 billion, while Korean imports totalled $53.5 billion this year. USTR South Korea Page” Washington, D.C. – U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk made a brief statement today on the proposed informal surtax in the Senate Finance Committee for trade agreements with South Korea, Colombia and Panama, as well as a trade adjustment agreement between the parties. By Ambassador Kirk: Starting with the Theodore Roosevelt government, the United States has become an important player in international trade, particularly with its neighboring territories in the Caribbean and Latin America.