Many months after it was drafted and several weeks since it was approved by the House of Representatives, the Peru Free Trade Agreement is very close to being finalized. Senate approval is all that remains in its way, and the Senate is expected to vote on the legislation Tuesday.
If the Senate does vote in favor as anticipated, only three free trade agreements signed before Presidential Trade Promotion Authority expired in June will be awaiting Congressional action: those with
While many groups have voiced support for the Peru FTA,
"The Peru FTA also contains inadequate health and safety safeguards to protect the health and welfare of the
R-Calf sent formal letters to every member of the Senate Monday, urging them to vote against the legislation.
"The Peru FTA should not be approved because it does not provide for balanced market access opportunities that will serve the interests of