Vol 2 Issue 4 April 2013
This year Koreans and Americans celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Korea-U.S. Alliance. Our partnership, which began in 1953 when Korea and the United States signed a mutual defense treaty at the end of the Korean War, has become the foundation for a decades-long friendship premised on a commitment to democracy.
Vol 2 Issue 3 March 2013
Today marks the one-year anniversary of the Korea-U.S. Free Trade Agreement (KORUS FTA), one of the greatest milestones in our long standing relationship. This FTA has ushered our two nations into a mutually beneficial partnership where companies, workers and consumers are sharing in greater benefits through freer open trade.
Vol 2 Issue 2 February 2013
The U.S.-Korea Free Trade Agreement (KORUS FTA) gives businesses in the United States and Korea an opportunity to partner and grow together. Finding the perfect trading partner to supplement and complement your business can seem like a daunting task.
Vol 2 Issue 1 January 2013
The artfully-negotiated U.S.-Korea Free Trade Agreement (KORUS FTA) includes provisions that break down trade barriers and make it easier for businesses to introduce products and services in areas that include architecture, music and performing arts.
Vol 1 Issue 10 December 2012
Throughout 2012, the U.S. Korea Connect team has engaged with companies around the country, large and small, and spoken with them about their experiences trading with Korea.
Vol 1 Issue 9 November 2012
The United States is both the top exporter and the top importer of services in the world, and services trade is growing rapidly. A vibrant U.S. professional services sector is a driving force in today's economy.
Vol 1 Issue 8 October 2012
The environment chapter of the U.S.-Korea Free Trade Agreement (KORUS FTA) and the Environmental Cooperation Agreement (ECA) include comprehensive environmental protections that strengthen the two countries' relationship by creating new opportunities for environmental cooperation.
Vol 1 Issue 7 September 2012
As we turn from summer to fall, children in the United States are beginning a new school year. To commemorate back-to-school, this month's U.S. Korea Connect newsletter highlights education and explores how it is becoming an increasingly popular export.
Vol 1 Issue 6 August 2012
Korea's blend of traditional and modern attractions makes it an ideal destination for business and leisure travelers. Last year, more than 9.8 million visitors from around the world explored Korea's rich history and culture
Vol 1 Issue 5 July 2012
The U.S. wine industry is focused on the growing Korean market, which is the third largest Asian wine market with more than 50 million potential customers. According to the Wine Institute, the imported wine consumption in Korea has grown 177 percent in the last decade, and wine industry experts are predicting consumption in Korea will grow significantly.
Vol 1 Special Issue June 2012
The Embassy of the Republic of Korea welcomes Ambassador Y.J. Choi as its new Ambassador to the United States. On May 2, 2012, Ambassador Choi presented his credentials to President Barack Obama in a White House Ceremony that officially marked the beginning of his service.
Vol 1 Issue 4 June 2012
The Embassy continues its robust schedule of events this May and June.
Vol 1 Issue 3 May 2012
This May, join the Embassy of the Republic of Korea as it celebrates World Trade Month.
Vol 1 Issue 2 April 2012
Under the KORUS FTA, the Korean legal market is opening to U.S. law firms and providing those firms with expanded opportunities. As a result, a number of major U.S. law firms have announced plans to establish foreign legal consultant offices in Korea.
Vol 1 Issue 1 March 2012
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