2.What are the most convincing things (examples, facts, opinions, statistics) your character could say to make his/her case? 1) USTR, 2) Cassidy. 3) RECALCA, and 4) Colombian Ministry of Commerce The U.S.-Colombia Trade Agreement will increase U.S. exports which supports growth for increased American jobs and promotes healthy U.S. competition in the global market for agricultural and industrialized products. With this particular free trade agreement, the United States and Colombia agree to not have tariffs and remove other barriers to US exports which expands bilateral trade and promotes economic growth for both countries.
The ITC estimates that with this reduction of tariffs, the percentage of exports of US goods can expand by double digits. This should eventually lead to thousands of additional jobs in America. The US will also immediately gain duty-free access to Colombia in the areas of agriculture and construction equipment, aircraft and industrial parts, fertilizers and agro-chemicals, information technology equipment, medical and scientific equipment and wood. This not only allows for Americans to create more jobs but also give Colombians the opportunity to have access to things
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