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With the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) talks on the verge of completion, Korea has announced that it will begin consultations for joining the regional trade agreement that aims to bring together...
Wednesday, December 11, 2013 - 2:59pm
Author(s): Troy Stangarone
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Despite an historic delay and continued opposition in some quarters, passage of the Korea-U.S. Free Trade Agreement (KORUS FTA) looks set to proceed quickly through the United States Congress. The...
Tuesday, February 14, 2012 - 9:22am
Publication Type: Insight 2011, KEI Insight
Author(s): Troy Stangarone
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For much of the past month, the world has sat transfixed as the Arab World has begun to transform before our eyes. Having started in Tunisia, the call for political reforms and elections has rapidly...
Friday, January 20, 2012 - 2:16pm
Publication Type: Insight 2011, KEI Insight
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During the last two years ago, U.S.-South Korea relations have strengthened in ways that many Korea watchers did not expect. With a liberal President Barack Obama entering office, some feared that...
Friday, January 20, 2012 - 2:07pm
Publication Type: Insight 2011, KEI Insight
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In the past few months, Korea’s profile as a peaceful nuclear power has risen with the announcement of a deal for its first ever export of a nuclear power plant—to the United Arab...
Wednesday, May 25, 2011 - 3:03pm
Publication Type: Insight 2010, KEI Insight
Author(s): Troy Stangarone
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Korea is a relative newcomer to the negotiation of bilateral FTAs, concluding its first agreement with Chile only in 2003. Prior to engaging in bilateral FTAs, Korea emphasized the multilateral...
Wednesday, May 25, 2011 - 3:03pm
Publication Type: Insight 2009, KEI Insight
Author(s): Troy Stangarone
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  After more than two years of negotiation, false starts, and delay, Korea announced in April its intention to fully open its market to imports of U.S. beef, subject to finalization of...
Wednesday, May 25, 2011 - 3:03pm
Publication Type: Insight 2008, KEI Insight
Author(s): Troy Stangarone
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  On September 20, the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) released its report on the KORUS FTA. The ITC study is a required analysis under Trade Promotion Authority that explores the...
Wednesday, May 25, 2011 - 3:03pm
Publication Type: Insight 2007, KEI Insight
Author(s): Troy Stangarone
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  May brought several significant developments for the KORUS FTA. On May 10, the Bush Administration and Congress announced an agreement on a new trade policy, focusing in particular on...
Wednesday, May 25, 2011 - 3:03pm
Publication Type: Insight 2007, KEI Insight
Author(s): Troy Stangarone
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  In 1996, Korea joined the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), marking Korea's rise into the ranks of the developed world. Only twenty years ago this year,...
Wednesday, May 25, 2011 - 2:56pm
Publication Type: Insight 2007, KEI Insight
Author(s): Troy Stangarone
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  With negotiations running down to the wire, Korean and American negotiators announced that they reached a deal just before President George W. Bush’s trade promotion authority...
Wednesday, May 25, 2011 - 2:56pm
Publication Type: Insight 2007, KEI Insight
Author(s): Troy Stangarone
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  After a record year in 2004 that saw foreign direct investment (FDI) inflows to Korea increase by 97.7 percent, 2005 saw a step back with a drop of nearly 10 percent, from $12.8 billion...
Wednesday, May 25, 2011 - 2:56pm
Publication Type: Insight 2006, KEI Insight
Author(s): Troy Stangarone
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Despite the clear benefits of KORUS FTA for the United States and Korea, it has been stalled for nearly 18 months due to disputes over U.S. beef and the sale of U.S. autos in Korea. While the...
Wednesday, May 25, 2011 - 2:56pm
Publication Type: The KEI Exchange
Author(s): Troy Stangarone
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As the first decade of the twenty-first century nears an end, distinct patterns are emerging in the global trading system. The Doha Development Round remains stalled and has begun to raise questions...
Wednesday, May 25, 2011 - 2:55pm
Author(s): Troy Stangarone
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