(Recasts throughout with signing ceremony, other details) By Doug Palmer WASHINGTON, May 18 (Reuters) - The United States and Australia signed a free trade agreement on Tuesday that supporters estimate could boost economic ties between the two war allies by billions of dollars annually. The agreement still must be approved by legislatures in both countries for it to take effect as planned on Jan. 1, 2005. But U.S. lawmakers and business lobbyists said they were optimistic Congress ...
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