Volume 89 Issue 49 | p. 30 | Concentrates
Issue Date: December 5, 2011

South Korea Ratifies Trade Deal With U.S.

Department: Government & Policy
Keywords: free trade, Korea, treaty

South Korea President Lee Myung-bak has signed a package of bills needed to implement the country’s free trade agreement with the U.S. The signing ceremony was held in Seoul on Nov. 29 a week after the trade pact and 14 related bills passed through the Korean National Assembly and one month after the U.S. Congress approved the agreement. “This signing concludes the ratification process,” Lee said. He noted that the free trade pact will “open . . .

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