Obama's plan to double U.S. exports runs into major obstacles

As the White House prepares to adopt a plan to implement U.S. President Barrack Obama's initiative to double exports during the next five years, the effort is being undercut by an increasing value of the dollar, which makes products more expensive for foreign buyers. Access to some foreign markets is being compromised by the Senate's failure to ratify already-negotiated trade agreements with South Korea, Colombia and Panama.

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