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U.S. House Passes Bill for U.S.-South Korea Free-Trade Accord

October 12, 2011

Oct. 12 (Bloomberg) -- The U.S. House of Representatives approved a bill for a free-trade agreement with South Korea, the biggest for the U.S. since the North American Free-Trade Agreement in 1994, sending it to the Senate for a final vote later tonight.

The House voted 278-151 today in Washington.

The House also passed legislation to send free-trade agreements with Colombia and Panama.

To contact the reporter on this story: Eric Martin in Washington at emartin21@bloomberg.net

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Steve Geimann at sgeimann@bloomberg.net


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