Korea Trade Agreement

The United States-Korea Trade Agreement (KORUS) entered into force on March 15, 2012.

U.S.-Korea Trade Agreement Overview

U.S.-Korea Trade Agreement: Benefits for Agriculture

Detailed information about this and other free trade agreements is available from the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative.

Data & Analysis

October 20, 2016
The KORUS FTA (Free Trade Agreement) went into effect March of 2012, and the agreement’s elimination of tariffs for almonds and pistachios, as well as tariff reductions for walnuts...
August 5, 2016
In 2014, total Korean imports of seafood were $4.16 billion, up 16.7 percent from 2013 due to the increased demand and rising prices.
July 29, 2016
2015 Korean potato production decreased eight percent to 546,000 metric tons (MT) from 591,000 MT in 2014.
June 24, 2016
Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) help expand foreign markets for U.S. producers and exporters by reducing trade barriers, fostering a more stable and transparent environment for trade and investment...