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Panama Advances Implementation Of FTA; Eyes October Entry Into Force

August 17, 2012 at 12:56 AM
Panama this week moved toward its stated goal of implementing a free trade agreement with the U.S. by October when the presidential cabinet approved four draft bills that must now be passed by the country's National Assembly before the trade deal can enter into force. The cabinet of Ministers approved the four bills in a business meeting on Aug. 14, according to a Spanish-language statement on the presidency's website. Three of the bills are related to intellectual property rights, while...

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