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Support the U.S.

-Korea Free Trade Agreement
November 7 – November 14, 2006

FTA Facts and Figures
FTA WOULD INCREASE U.S. AGRICULTURAL EXPORTS 200% KOREA’S AUTO MARKET IMPORT PENETRATION RATE WAS 4.3% IN 2005 KOREAN INVESTMENT HAS CREATED 50,000+ JOBS IN THE UNITED STATES

Heard Around Town

U.S. Trade Representative Susan Schwab said that the Democratic take-over of power in Congress would not influence the government’s trade agenda. the government will try to finish free trade talks with South Korea early next year. People’s Daily Online

U.S.-Korea Trade News and Updates

Representatives of 6 US States Gather in Seoul for 2-Day Conference
October 15: Over 200 government, business and education delegates from US attended the opening ceremony of ``The Fourth Korea-Pacific U.S. States Joint Conference’’ held in Seoul. A KITA spokesperson said that the joint conference clearly shows how both nations are committed to building stronger relations. According to KITA, US is the second biggest investor. The Korea Times
THE KOREA TIMES

Average Agriculture Tariff Rates
Direct links only work for a specified date. If you would like to review an article after the printed date, please go to the news source’s website directly and access their archives. The USKBC Daily News is a free service of the U.S.-Korea Business Council to USKBC Members and affiliates. USKBC provides Internet links to news stories for informational purposes only, and makes no representation of the accuracy of information posted on other organizations’ websites. To add or remove your name from this list, or with questions or comments, please contact USKBC via e-mail at SConnell@USChamber.com

South Korea and the US have held a Two-Day Meeting on Drug Policy Issues as Part of their FTA.
November 13: The two countries discussed pending issues to coordinate differences on South Korea’s plan to revise its drug policy, but made no progress.
YONHAP NEWS

Korea Softens Standard for US Beef
November 13: South Korea is considering allowing in U.S. beef with bones, a move that will result in its easier access to Korean markets. The Korea Times
THE KOREA TIMES

U.S.-Korea Business Council

www.uskoreacouncil.org

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