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U.S. Cybersecurity Trade Mission Delegation to Korea led by U.S. Department of Commerce Assistant Secretary Marcus Jadotte.  Photo: (from left) Korea International Trade Association General Director YoungHwa Sung; Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning Director General Jung Su Song; Assistant Secretary Marcus Jadotte; KOTRA Head of Economic Diplomacy Support Won-Wok Yun; U.S. Department of Commerce Minister Counselor for Commercial Affairs David Gossack


In honor of Public Service Recognition Week, Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker recognizes the men and women who work tirelessly on behalf of America’s businesses, communities and workers. In particular, she thanks all Commerce employees for advancing the “Open for Business Agenda” and for the commitment to building a culture of excellence and responsiveness.

1. Click here to download the recorded webinar on the “Opportunities for U.S. Business in the PyeongChang Winter Olympic”.

2. For a small fee, click here to get a recorded Webinar on Defense (Ground Forces) and Security Opportunities in Korea.

3. Register here to get a copy of “Business Opportunities at the PyeongChang Winter Olympic” newsletter.

How to find Sector Opportunities in Korea BLOG by Jim Bledsoe, International Trade Specialist with the U.S. Commercial Service in Little Rock, Arkansas

Korea-US Free Trade Agreement (KORUS FTA) Origin Verification and What You Need to Know (by Korean Customs)

1. FTA Rules of Origin 1 Introduction of Rules of Origin

2. FTA Rules of Origin 2 Wholly Obtained Criteria

3. FTA Rules of Origin 3 Tariff Shift Rules

4. FTA Rules of Origin 4 Regional Value Content Rules

5. FTA Rules of Origin 5 Specific Operations Rules

6. FTA Rules of Origin 6 General Rules

7. FTA Rules of Origin 7 Non-Qualifying Operations

8. FTA Rules of Origin 8 Direct Transport

9. FTA Rules of Origin 9 Principle of Territoriality

10. FTA Rules of Origin 10 De Minimis

11. FTA Rules of Origin 11 Intermediate Materials

12. FTA Rules of Origin 12 Fungible Materials and Goods

13. FTA Rules of Origin 13 Accumulation

14. FTA Rules of Origin Epilogue

Video Market Briefing Archive




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