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Malaysia FTA Talks2

On March 8, US Trade Representative (USTR) Rob Portman announced the Administration’s intent to negotiate a free trade agreement (FTA) with Malaysia. The negotiations will begin after the expiration of a 90-day consultation period with Congress. “This FTA would be the third we are negotiating in the economically vibrant and strategically important Southeast Asia region and will advance the President’s Enterprise for an ASEAN Initiative,” said Portman.

The month was marked by moves on a number of other FTAs