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


  • Author: Cooper, William H.
    Creator Type: Personal
    Creator Info: Specialist in International Trade and Finance
  • Author: Jurenas, Remy
    Creator Type: Personal
    Creator Info: Specialist in Agricultural Policy
  • Author: Platzer, Michaela D.
    Creator Type: Personal
    Creator Info: Specialist in Industrial Organization and Business
  • Author: Manyin, Mark E.
    Creator Type: Personal
    Creator Info: Specialist in Asian Affairs


  • Name: Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service.
    Place of Publication: Washington D.C.


  • Creation: 2011-05-03


  • English


  • Content 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.
  • Physical Description: 30 pages.


  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Trade
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: International trade
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Foreign policy
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Foreing relations- South Korea-U.S.
  • Legislative Indexing Vocabulary: Foreign relations - U.S. - South Korea
  • Keyword: European Union


  • Place Name: South Korea
  • Place Name: Belgium
  • Place Name: Germany
  • Place Name: France
  • Place Name: Italy
  • Place Name: Luxembourg
  • Place Name: Netherlands
  • Place Name: Denmark
  • Place Name: Ireland
  • Place Name: United Kingdom
  • Place Name: Greece
  • Place Name: Spain
  • Place Name: Portugal
  • Place Name: Austria
  • Place Name: Finland
  • Place Name: Sweden
  • Place Name: Czech Republic
  • Place Name: Estonia
  • Place Name: Cyprus
  • Place Name: Latvia
  • Place Name: Lithuania
  • Place Name: Hungary
  • Place Name: Malta
  • Place Name: Poland
  • Place Name: Slovakia
  • Place Name: Slovenia
  • Place Name: Romania
  • Place Name: Bulgaria


  • Name: Congressional Research Service Reports
    Code: CRSR


  • Name: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
    Code: UNTGD

Resource Type

  • Report


  • Text


  • CRS Report Number: R41534
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc40113