Issues & Answers

Below is information on Korea, its economy and some trade topics of interest that will help you better understand the free trade agreement and its benefits.

How to Trade with Korea Under the FTA
To help you benefit from opportunities under the U.S.-Korea Free Trade Agreement, we developed a series of step-by-step checklists for your use.
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KORUS FTA Trade Figures
Giving you up-to-date statistics on trade between the U.S. and Korea under the KORUS FTA. In the first 6 months of trade, 56.8% of U.S. exports to Korea have benefited directly from KORUS FTA.
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Korea's Economy
Over the past several decades, Korea has achieved a remarkably high level of economic growth and global integration to become a high-tech industrialized economy. Today, Korea is the 12th-largest economy in the world and the United States' sixth-largest trading partner.
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Doing Business in Korea: World Bank Ranks Korea #8 in Ease of Doing Business
Recently the World Bank gave the Republic of Korea a number 8 ranking in its Ease of Doing Business category for 2012. This highlights Korea as a top trading partner and a world leader in doing business.

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