The U.S.-South Korea FTA: A Defining Moment

Publication Date: April 2007

Publisher: Heritage Foundation (Washington, D.C.)

Author(s): Bruce Klingner; Anthony B. Kim

Research Area: Trade

Keywords: Asia and the Pacific; subsidies; FTA

Type: Brief

Coverage: Korea (South)


Ratification would mean a new era for U.S. economic engagement with East Asia and expanded opportunities for the American economy. Failure, however, would strike a blow to a key alliance.