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

May 16, 2018
Line graph showing the growth of U.S. agricultural exports and imports in the context of international free trade agreements.
May 4, 2018
Column chart comparing the change in value of U.S. agricultural exports before and after key trade agreements.
December 18, 2017
U.S. agricultural exports to South Korea have grown in recent years, largely due to tariff reductions and the lifting of non-tariff barriers under the U.S.-Korea Free Trade Agreement (KORUS).
November 23, 2017
South Korea’s imports of American food and agricultural products in 2017 through September totaled $6.3 billion, up 25 percent from the same period of the previous year.