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 15, 2017
Column chart comparing the change in value of U.S. agricultural exports before and after key trade agreements.
May 3, 2017
Line graph showing the growth of U.S. agricultural exports and imports in the context of international free trade agreements.
December 13, 2016
Imports of American food and agricultural products into Korea in 2016 through September totaled $5.1 billion, down 11 percent from the previous year mainly due to reduced demand for basic...
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...