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Pair seeking new market for Maine lobster
A free-trade deal is paving the way for two men with Maine ties to export lobster products to Panama.
 

Panama ratified the U.S.-Panama Free Trade Agreement in 2007, but Congress only passed it in October. When Brier and Mosher determined that crustaceans were covered by the agreement, they sensed a business opportunity.

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