Monday, November 23, 2009

Trade with Other Countries-Singapore


In September 2008, the United States announced its intention to begin negotiations to join the Trans-Pacific Strategic Economic Partnership agreement, a high-standard FTA between Singapore, Chile, New Zealand, and Brunei Darussalam, intended to serve as a vehicle for Trans-Pacific economic integration. Shortly after the U.S. decision to join the negotiations, Australia, Peru, and Vietnam indicated their interest in participating as well. Find out what products we share/trade.
http://www.ustr.gov/trade-agreements/free-trade-agreements/singapore-fta

22 comments:

  1. Tiffany3 Kyla3 Tarilyn3November 24, 2009 at 10:12 AM

    The FTA (Free Trade Agreement) is a treaty that helps the United States with its exports. It increased 73% of exports of medical devices, machinery, and construction equipment. The United States recently met with Singapore and is trying to help the country resolve trade issues.

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  2. Haley3, Gillian3, Michelle3November 24, 2009 at 10:21 AM

    We share machinery, devices and construction equipment, aircraft, plastic, mineral fuel oil, and electrical machinery and the U.S. imports pharmaceuticals to Singapore.

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  3. dinah3, alaysia3, jessica3November 24, 2009 at 10:32 AM

    The FTA is a treaty that helps the United States with its exports. It then yet increased 73% of exports of medical devices, machinery, and construction equipment. As they say the United States recently met with Singapore and is trying to help the country resolve the trade issues. We share machinery, devices and construction equipment, aircraft, oil, and elctrical machineryand the U.S. imports pharmaceuticals to Singapore.

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  4. COnner5, Garret5, Ricardo5, Reese5November 24, 2009 at 1:01 PM

    The United States has a Free Trade Agreement with Singapore and several other countries. Between 2004 and 2008, US exports have increased by 73%. Some of the exports include machinery, medical devices, and construction equipment.

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  5. The U.S. has exported medical devices, machinery, and equipment for construction to Singapore. Singapore and the U.S. meet annually to resolve trade issues a d other problems. The U.S. and Chile trade wheat, sugar, and wheat flower between each other. The U.S. trades agricultural products with Israel. Bahrain is just one of the many countries that trades industrial products with the United States. 99% of U.S. supplies exported are industrial products. By supporting the FTA, the U.S. provides Mexico with targeted technical assistance.

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  6. Kristine5, Daniel5, Garrett5, Casey5, Sydney5, Brianna5November 24, 2009 at 1:13 PM

    From 2004, American exports like medical devices, machinery, and construction equipment increased steadily by 73 percent. Every year, the United States meets with Singapore to resolve trading issues, and review the implementation of the FTA.

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  7. Yolanda3, Juliette3 and Azalee3November 24, 2009 at 11:57 PM

    In 2004 through 2008 U.S and Singapore have a FTA (Free Trade Agreement). Where basically Americans exports machinery, medical devices,and construction equipment increased steadily by 73 percent. Or sometimes other countries import thing to us. Every year U.S and Singapore meet to make it better FTA or pretty much business(trading). Althouth the U.S and Singapore sometimes have problems with trading. The United States mostly trade with Israel, Singapore, Bahrain, Mexico, Chile and other countries.

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  8. Casey 3 Dominic 3 Rachel 3 Kendal 3November 25, 2009 at 9:16 AM

    The Free Trade Agreement (FTA) we signed with Singapore has helped our exports by 73 percent. Some products we share are construction equipment, medical devices, and machinery. Now the US wants to gain more partners like Vietnam and Australia. The United States and singapore have meetings to help resolve any trade issues.

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  9. The United States has a treaty with Singapore called the Free Trade Agreement (FTA). This trade includes machinery, medical devices, and construction equipment. Since 2004 to 2008, exports from the United States has increased to 73%. The United States and Singapore meet every year to review trade issues. In September 2008, Australia, Peru, and Vietnam indicated their interest in participating as well.

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  10. Noelani5,Mandy5,Donna5,Brian5,November 25, 2009 at 10:37 AM

    In 2004, The United States and Singapore agreed to negotiate through a Free Trade Agreement. The United States export rate increased by 73 percent. A large portion of their exports include medical devices, machinery, and construction equipment. These exports have an increasing growth up to 2008. Singapore and The United States are now trying to solve trading issues. In September of last year, the United States made it public that they were going to try to join the Trans-Pacific Strategic Economic Partnership agreement with Singapore, Chile, New Zealand, and Brunei Darussalam. Leading by example, Australia, Peru, and Vietnam announced their decision to participate in the program as well.

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  11. The U.S. has exported medical devices, machinery, and equipment for construction to Singapore. Singapore and the U.S. meet annually to resolve trade issues a d other problems. The U.S. and Chile trade wheat, sugar, and wheat flower between each other. The U.S. trades agricultural products with Israel. Bahrain is just one of the many countries that trades industrial products with the United States. 99% of U.S. supplies exported are industrial products. By supporting the FTA, the U.S. provides Mexico with targeted technical assistance.

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  12. The United States and Singapore signed a Free Trade Agreement on May 6 2003, since the agreement was signed exports from the United States have increased 73%. The United States trades: medical devices, machinery, and construction equipment. The United States and Singapore hold annual meetings to solve trade problems. Shortly after the U.S.

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  13. Haley3, Michelle3, Emily3, Marty3December 2, 2009 at 10:57 AM

    Noelani5,Mandy5,Donna5,Brian5;

    They give a good amount of information on the exports and and the percentage rate. They discussed how SIngapore and the Unites states wanted to solve trading issues and how they'd do so.

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  14. Maddie5;

    She gives good information of the FTA and when the argreement was signed. Also, she states what the United States traded.

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  15. daniel, reese, andres, kevin 5December 2, 2009 at 1:12 PM

    the united states and Singapore signed a free trade agreement on the day of May 6th 2006. the exports from America has increased 73%. the trade was medical devices, machinery, and construction equipment. They both had annual meetings to solve the trade problems that they had soon after the United States.

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  16. We signed a Free Trade agreement (FTA) with Singapore on May 6,2003. Some things that we are sharing are medical devices, machinery, and the construction of equipment. So overall, we are mostly exporting technology that we have been making over the years.in general, we are trading these items for other things from different places in return. Since 2004 through 2008, exports from the U.S. grew 73 percent. It continues to grow tooday.

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  17. We shared and traded a lot of things with a lot of countries. Some of the things we have traded are machinery devices, plastic, aircraft, construction equipment, mineral fuel oil, and electrical machinery and the U.S. imports pharmaceuticals to Singapore. The things we export are mostly technology related items. We signed the FTA with Singapore iin 2003 which is a Free Trade Agreement.

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  18. hassan5, maddie5, sean5, tieg5, garret5January 7, 2010 at 12:54 PM

    The US and Singapore signed a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) on May 6, 2003, which entered into force on January 1, 2004. Since 2004, exports from the US through 2008 increased 73 percent, with steady growth in exports of medical devices, machinery, and construction equipment. The US and Singapore meet annually to review the implementation of the FTA and to seek to resolve outstanding trade issues.

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  19. The united states signed a FTA or Free Trade Agreement which came in to effect in 2004. The exports from 2004 to 2008 incresed by 73 percent. They started trading medical supplies and devices, machinery, and construction supplies. All of these exports went all over the world to help many countries.

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  20. The FTA or Free Trade Agreement helps the United States with our exports. The FTA started on May 6,2004. Since then the exports increased by 73 percent. Some exports are medical devices, machinery, and construction equipment. They have annual meetings to solve the trade problems in the United States.

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  21. I think the FTA ( Free trade agreement) is good because since May, 2004 it has helped the U.S with its exports. Since the FTA started the exports have increased by 73%. Some exports are medical devices, machinery, and construction equipment.

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  22. In 2004, The United States and Singapore agreed to negotiate through a Free Trade Agreement. A large portion of their exports include medical devices, machinery, and construction equipment. Since the agreement was signed exports from the United States have increased 73%.The US and Singapore meet annually to review the implementation of the FTA and to seek to resolve outstanding trade issues.

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