The EU-South Korea Free Trade Agreement and Its Implications for the United States

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This report is designed to shed some light on the KOREU FTA for Congress.4 It briefly reviews EU-South Korean economic ties and the respective EU and South Korean objectives regarding the KOREU FTA. It then discusses the KOREU FTA in general and examines some of its major provisions in more detail, with special focus on autos and some other manufacturing sectors, agriculture, services, and labor-areas of particular interest to U.S. policymakers and the U.S. business community. The report does not attempt to determine if one FTA is better than the other. Finally, the report analyzes the prospects for the KOREU FTA and the agreement's potential implications for the United States.

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Location(s): United States
Creation Date: August 16, 2011
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Cooper, William H.

Specialist in International Trade and Finance

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Jurenas, Remy

Specialist in Agricultural Policy

Creator (Author):
Platzer, Michaela D.

Specialist in Industrial Organization and Business

Creator (Author):
Manyin, Mark E.

Specialist in Asian Affairs

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Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
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  • Creation: August 16, 2011
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United States
Description:

This report is designed to shed some light on the KOREU FTA for Congress.4 It briefly reviews EU-South Korean economic ties and the respective EU and South Korean objectives regarding the KOREU FTA. It then discusses the KOREU FTA in general and examines some of its major provisions in more detail, with special focus on autos and some other manufacturing sectors, agriculture, services, and labor-areas of particular interest to U.S. policymakers and the U.S. business community. The report does not attempt to determine if one FTA is better than the other. Finally, the report analyzes the prospects for the KOREU FTA and the agreement's potential implications for the United States.

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30 pages.

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Congressional Research Service Reports
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