Japan/Korea

KORUS FTA

KORUS is Helping America

 

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.

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Recent Activity

TestimonyDec 09, 2018 - 3:45pm

Charles Freeman Testimony on U.S.-Japan Trade Negotiation Priorities

On Monday, December 10, 2018, U.S. Chamber Senior Vice President for Asia Charles Freeman will testify before the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative on negotiating objectives for a U.S.-Japan Trade Agreement.

CommentNov 21, 2018 - 4:45pm

U.S. Chamber and U.S.-Japan Business Council Joint Submission to USTR on U.S.-Japan Trade Negotiations

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce and its U.S.-Japan Business Council submitted comments on the negotiating objectives for a U.S.-Japan Trade Agreement. The issue- and sector-specific priorities contained in this document are those of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, U.S.-Japan Business Council, and the American Chamber of Commerce in Japan.

Press ReleaseNov 06, 2018 - 1:45pm

U.S. Chamber’s Donohue Conferred with Japan’s Grand Cordon of the Order of the Rising Sun

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Earlier this year the Government of Japan announced that U.S. Chamber President and CEO Thomas J. Donohue would be conferred with its Grand Cordon of the Order of the Rising Sun Imperial Decoration for his work to strengthen the trade relationship between the United States and Japan.

EventOct 31, 2018 - 7:09am to Nov 01, 2018 - 7:09am

55th Japan-U.S. Business Conference

The U.S.-Japan Business Council (USJBC) and Japan-U.S. Business Council (JUBC) held the 55th U.S.-Japan Business Conference in Tokyo on October 31-November 1, 2018 under the theme, “Deepening U.S.-Japan Collaboration to Address Increasing Uncertainty.”

Press ReleaseOct 18, 2018 - 2:00pm

U.S. Chamber’s U.S.-Korea Business Council Holds 30th Annual Plenary Meeting

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s U.S.-Korea Business Council and the Korea-U.S.

LetterOct 18, 2018 - 10:15am

U.S.-Korea Business Council 30th Plenary Joint Statement

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s U.S.-Korea Business Council and the Korea-U.S. Business Council issued a joint statement upon conclusion of their 30th annual plenary meeting.  

Press ReleaseAug 20, 2018 - 2:45pm

U.S.-Korea Business Council Statement on U.S. Investigation of Potential Auto Tariffs

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s U.S.-Korea Business Council (USKBC) today issued the following statement regarding the U.S.

SpeechJul 30, 2018 - 9:45am

Thomas J. Donohue Remarks at the Indo-Pacific Business Forum

  Indo-Pacific Business ForumRemarks as prepared for delivery byTHOMAS J. DONOHUEPresident and CEOU.S. Chamber of Commerce Good morning everyone.

EventJul 30, 2018 - 8:30am to 3:30pm

Indo-Pacific Business Forum Highlights

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce hosted three cabinet secretaries, five agency heads, 15 ambassadors, 20 embassies and 150 business leaders at the Indo-Pacific Business Forum on Monday in Washington. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross, and Secretary of Energy Rick Perry unveiled several new initiatives while outlining the Trump Administration’s Indo-Pacific vision.