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 ... continued below

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Cooper, William H.; Jurenas, Remy; Platzer, Michaela D. & Manyin, Mark E. May 3, 2011.

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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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Cooper, William H.; Jurenas, Remy; Platzer, Michaela D. & Manyin, Mark E. The EU-South Korea Free Trade Agreement and Its Implications for the United States, report, May 3, 2011; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc40113/: accessed May 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.