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THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 21, 2011

Statement by the Press Secretary

On Friday, October 21, 2011, the President signed into law:

H.R. 2832, the "Trade Adjustment Assistance Extension Act of 2011," which extends the Generalized System of Preferences program through July 31, 2013, and reauthorizes the Trade Adjustment Assistance program through December 31, 2013;

H.R. 3080, the "United States-Korea Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act," which implements the United States-Korea Free Trade Agreement;

H.R. 3078, the "United States-Colombia Trade Promotion Agreement Implementation Act," which implements the United States-Colombia Trade Promotion Agreement and extends the Andean Trade Preference Act; and

H.R. 3079, the "United States-Panama Trade Promotion Agreement Implementation Act," which implements the United States-Panama Trade Promotion Agreement.

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