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Bi-Lateral Trade Agreements

Numerous bilateral agreements between the U.S. and individual nations provide a framework for expanded global trade. The American Meat Institute supports free and open trade for the mutual benefit of nations. At left is a country-by-country listing of key bilateral trade agreements of importance to the U.S. meat and poultry industry.


Australia

Status

Implemented in 2004

Free Trade Agreement


Bahrain

Status

Implemented

Free Trade Agreement


Canada

Status

Implemented 1989; combined with NAFTA 1994

Free Trade Agreement


Chile

Status

Implemented 2005

Free Trade Agreement


Columbia

Status

Implementing legislation (HR 5724, S 2830) submitted April 8, 2008

Free Trade Agreement


Ecuador

Status

Negotiations Inactive


Israel

Status

Implemented 1985

Free Trade Agreement


Jordan

Status

Implemented 2001

Free Trade Agreement


Malaysia

Status

Negotiations Ongoing

Free Trade Agreement


Morocco

Status

Implemented 2006

Free Trade Agreement


Oman

Status

Signed into law, implementation expected in 2008

Free Trade Agreement


Panama

Status

Negotiations completed in 2006

Free Trade Agreement


Peru

Status

The Peru Trade Promotion Agreement was signed into law in December 2007 and was implemented on February 1, 2009.


Free Trade Agreement


Singapore

Status

Implemented 2004

Free Trade Agreement


South Korea

Status

Negotiations completed in 2007

Free Trade Agreement


Thailand

Status

Negotiations Inactive


United Arab Emirates

Status

Negotiations Inactive