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

Above the FoldSep 27, 2019 - 10:30am
President Donald Trump, left, shakes hands with Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at the G-20 summit in Osaka, Japan.

Quick Take: Your Primer on the U.S.-Japan Trade Agreement

This agreement will allow U.S. farmers and businesses to compete on a more level playing field.

Press ReleaseSep 25, 2019 - 12:45pm

U.S. Chamber Statement on Partial U.S.-Japan Trade Deal

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Myron Brilliant, executive vice president and head of International Affairs, U.S.

EventSep 17, 2019 - 2:15pm to Sep 18, 2019 - 2:00pm

56th U.S.-Japan Business Conference

On September 17-18, the U.S.-Japan Business Council and the Japan-U.S. Business Council held the 56th Annual U.S.-Japan Business Conference at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in Washington D.C.   To view the Joint Statement of the 56th U.S.-Japan Business Conference, please click here.

Letters to CongressSep 11, 2019 - 12:00pm

Association Letter of Support for Comprehensive U.S.-Japan Trade Agreement

September 11, 2019 The Honorable Robert LighthizerUnited States Trade Representative600 17th Street, NWWashington, DC 20508 Dear Ambassador Lighthizer:

Press ReleaseAug 25, 2019 - 1:15pm

U.S. Chamber Statement on Preliminary U.S.-Japan Trade Deal

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Myron Brilliant, executive vice president and head of international affairs, U.S. Chamber of Commerce issued the following statement today in response to the president's announcement of a forthcoming U.S.-Japan trade deal:

Above the FoldMay 06, 2019 - 9:00am
Pedestrians walk past the Japanese national flag reflected in a window of a department store in Tokyo.

On Trade: A Chance to Go Big in Japan

We have a chance for our countries to set the rules of trade in the 21st century.

CommentJan 16, 2019 - 12:15pm

Submission on the Indo-Pacific Strategy

On January 16, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and its various bilateral business councils submitted comments in response to the U.S. Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration’s Federal Register Notice on Energy, Information and Communication Technology, and Infrastructure in the Indo-Pacific Region.

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.