Business Connect

Welcome to Business Connect. Here we can connect you with information, resources and partners that will help you understand opportunities resulting from the U.S.-Korea Free Trade Agreement and how to take advantage of them. We will also provide a forum for you to interact with the Embassy of the Republic of Korea and businesses in both the United States and Korea.



By joining Business Connect, we will provide you with exclusive access to trade information and data, simple and easy how-to resources, partnering and visibility opportunities, and chances to interact with the full Business Connect network.
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Industries from agriculture to technology to manufacturing can capitalize on the elimination of tariffs under the U.S.-Korea Free Trade Agreement. Click to see benefits that specific industries will receive from implementation of the agreement.
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Texas de Brazil

Texas de Brazil

Texas de Brazil Brazilian Steakhouse is a family-owned and operated steakhouse chain that combinines the culture and feast of Brazil with the service and class of the states.




KOR-MINN, LLC is a consulting firm that serves both U.S. and Korean companies conducting, and interesting in conducting, international business.


Northwest River Supplies

Northwest River Supplies

Northwest River Supplies (NRS) provides products for the niche market of whitewater rafting and kayaking. Today, the company manufactures thousands of products, from paddles to lifejackets, for paddling enthusiasts all over the world.


Great River Technology

Great River Technology

Great River Technology (GRT) is a leader in high-performance ARINC 818 digital video and data development tools and services for the military and aerospace industries.


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As our customers have increasingly gone global, we have done the same and strengthened our focus on international trade, especially in the Asian markets. The U.S. Korea Free Trade Agreement not only provides immediate benefits to our customers in Korea, but also makes us more competitive when pursuing potential customers.

– Jack Waksman
   Senior Vice President, Business Development, Hope Global


At Pelican Products, we have always considered Korea a growth market and have increased our business there consistently for several years. Now, with the implementation of the FTA, we can be more competitive and grow even more quickly. I am truly excited for the possibilities for us in Korea.

– Scott Ermeti
   Vice President of International Business, Pelican Products, Inc.


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Local Resources

Select your state below for information on local resources that can help you take advantage of opportunities from the U.S.-Korea Free Trade Agreement. These resources include groups in both the public and private sector.

National Benefits

Main Exports
Semiconductors and components, Aerospace products, Chemicals

Main Imports
Communications equipment, Motor vehicles, Motor vehicle parts

Interesting Fact
In 2013, Korea was the United States’ 6th largest trading partner, while the United States was Korea’s 3rd largest.


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