Trade. Senate Finance Chairman Max Baucus is to deliver remarks at a dinner Thursday night for South Korea’s president, Lee Myung-bak, who is visiting Washington this week, hosted by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. The Bush administration has negotiated a free trade agreement with South Korea, but it has been held up in a dispute over U.S. beef imports and other issues. Baucus plans to address the relationship between the U.S. and South Korea and call for cooperation in trade relations.
This article appears in the April 19, 2008 edition of National Journal Daily PM Update.