U.S. exports of both goods and services to South Korea hit record levels in 2017.
The U.S.-Korea Free Trade Agreement (KORUS) entered into force on March 15, 2012. As written, it is the United States’ strongest, most up-to-date free trade agreement. It is expanding opportunities, creating American jobs, and paving the way for substantial Korean investment in the United States.
Above the FoldFeb 06, 2018 - 1:15pm
It would promote increased exports of U.S. health care innovations to Korea, supporting jobs here.
Press ReleaseDec 15, 2017 - 3:00pm
WASHINGTON, D.C.—The U.S. Chamber’s U.S.-Korea Business Council (USKBC) today announced that David M. Cordani, president and CEO of Cigna Corporation, was elected chairman. Mr. Cordani, president and CEO of Cigna since 2009, will serve a two-year term, succeeding Dr. Paul Jacobs, executive chairman of Qualcomm.
LetterNov 03, 2017 - 5:15pm
The U.S.-Japan Business Council (USJBC) and Japan-U.S. Business Council (JUBC) held the 54th meeting of the U.S.-Japan Business Conference in Washington on November 2-3, 2017, under the Conference theme: “U.S.-Japan Ties at a Critical Juncture."
LetterOct 12, 2017 - 3:00pm
On October 11, 2017 the U.S. Chamber’s U.S.-Korea Business Council and the Korea-U.S. Business Council issued a joint statement following the annual joint plenary meeting of the two councils. The joint statement reaffirms their commitment to KORUS and continued economic cooperation between the two nations.
Press ReleaseSep 05, 2017 - 3:00pm
WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Chamber President and CEO Thomas J. Donohue issued the following statement in response to reports that the Trump administration is considering withdrawing from the U.S.-South Korea Free Trade Agreement (KORUS):
EventJun 28, 2017 - 5:15pm to 5:45pm
Korean President Moon to Address U.S. Chamber, U.S.-Korea Business Council, Korea Chamber of Commerce
Op EdJun 27, 2017 - 12:15pm
When South Korean President Moon Jae-in arrives in Washington this week for his first official visit as Head of State, he will provide President Trump an opportunity to energize relations with a vital Asian ally. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce hopes the administration will seize this opportunity to ensure our trade ties fulfill their potential.