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Free Trade
Free Trade
Obama has been a vocal critic of free trade agreements, though he says he is in favor of free trade.

· Work to renegotiate NAFTA, the free trade agreement with Canada and Mexico.

· Opposes the free trade agreements with South Korea and Colombia.

· Use trade agreements to spread good labor and environmental standards around the world.

· Supports steep tariffs on imports from China if the Chinese keep their currency from rising.

· Increase and expand assistance offered to workers who lose jobs due to trade and create flexible education accounts to help workers retrain.

"Allowing subsidized and unfairly traded products to flood our markets is not free trade and it's not fair. We cannot let foreign regulatory policies exclude American products. We cannot let enforcement of existing trade agreements take a backseat to the negotiation of new ones." -- Obama*


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Last updated November 06 2008: 11:36 AM ET
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*June 16, 2008, Speech, Flint, Mich.
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