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Washington Insider -- Thursday
Thu May 9, 2013 07:29 AM CDT

Here's a quick monitor of Washington farm and trade policy issues from DTN's well-placed observer.

U.S., South Korea Remain Committed to Implementing Free Trade Agreement

South Korean President Park Geun-hye and President Barack Obama this week said they agreed to "fully implement" the U.S.-Korea Free Trade Agreement (KORUS) that has been in force for a year, reflecting concerns U.S. industry sources describe as differences in interpretation between the two sides.

While the two leaders did not mention at their press conference any specific way in which the agreement has not been fully implemented, some sources point ...

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