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ReportNov 09, 2016 - 8:00am

U.S.-Korea Business Council Releases Blueprint for U.S. and Korean Leadership on IoT Innovation and Deployment

The Internet of Things (IoT) is transforming the way we live, work, do business, and meet the needs of the public. This emerging technology will impact virtually all industries and all walks of life. There is little doubt the scale of IoT will grow exponentially. It is estimated that the number of connected devices will grow from 20 to 50 billion units in 2020 and the market size will grow to several trillion dollars by 2025. This report presents several use cases of IoT that demonstrate the benefits of the emerging technology in various industries and settings, including energy, manufacturing, healthcare, auto, supply chain and logistics, and cities.

Press ReleaseNov 09, 2016 - 5:00am

U.S.-Korea and U.S.-Japan Business Councils Host Trilateral Forum on Digital Economy and Internet of Things

SEOUL— The U.S.-Korea Business Council (USKBC) and U.S.-Japan Business Council (USJBC), affiliates of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, today concluded a trilateral Internet of Things (IoT) and Digital Economy forum in Seoul, South Korea. The forum highlighted the potential of transformative technologies and the necessary public policies to support them.

Above the FoldOct 13, 2016 - 3:00pm
Ohio Governor John Kasich at a townhall meeting in Maryland in 2016.

John Kasich on Trans-Pacific Partnership: We Cannot 'Abandon this Opportunity'

Congress approving the 12-nation trade agreement will mean continued strong U.S. leadership.

ArticleMay 12, 2016 - 2:00pm

Here’s the Real Picture of KORUS: The United States is Selling More to Korea than Ever Before

With the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), a free trade agreement with the United States and 11 other Pacific countries, finished and expected to be debated in Congress later this year, the usual opponents of trade agreements are at it again, using cherry-picked data to discredit trade agreements or trade in general.

Above the FoldMar 15, 2016 - 1:45pm

Four Years In: The Benefits of the U.S.-Korea Free Trade Agreement

The U.S.-Korea Free Trade Agreement entered into force four years ago today. While it’s still too early to arrive at a full assessment of its results, the agreement has already brought real benefits for American workers, farmers, ranchers, and companies.

Press ReleaseFeb 03, 2016 - 5:30pm

U.S. Chamber Welcomes Signing of Trans-Pacific Partnership

WASHINGTON, D.C.—U.S. Chamber of Commerce Executive Vice President and Head of International Affairs Myron Brilliant issued the following statement as the U.S. and 11 other Asia-Pacific nations signed the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) today in a ceremony in New Zealand:

Above the FoldMar 20, 2014 - 10:30am

Happy Birthday, KORUS!

The two-year anniversary of the U.S.-Korea Free Trade Agreement (KORUS).

Above the FoldMar 14, 2014 - 2:00pm

KORUS at Two: Positive Gains but Growing Pains

The U.S.-Korea Free Trade Agreement was designed to be the "gold standard" trade agreement. So two years in, how is it doing?

Press ReleaseFeb 04, 2010 - 7:00pm

U.S.-Korea Business Councils Meet to Outline a Path Forward on KORUS FTA

U.S.-Korea Business Councils Meet to Outline a Path Forward on KORUS FTA345,000 Jobs in the United States at Risk if Agreement is not Implemented