America’s Trade Policy’s Research Library provides curated content on the most important trade issues being addressed by policy makers around the world.


From hermit kingdom to miracle on the Han

Douglas A. Irwin | Peterson Institute for International Economics | 09/15/2021

In 1960, South Korea’s exports were about 1 percent of GDP, and the country’s ability to import depended almost entirely on US aid. After changing its foreign exchange and trade…

The Geopolitics of South Korea–China Relations

Ji-Young Lee | RAND Corporation | 11/01/2020

How are Beijing’s growing influence and assertiveness in regio...

Stabilizing the U.S.-Korea Trade Agenda Under Trump and Moon

Tami Overby, Scott A. Snyder, Troy Stangarone, and Ellen Swicord | Council on Foreign Relations | 02/26/2020

Developing Free and Open Markets: Gas Market Reform in Japan and South Korea

Jeanne Choi | National Bureau of Asian Research | 10/17/2019


Global Trade Interdependence: U.S. Trade Linkages With Korea, Mexico, and Taiwan

Stephen Ezell & Caleb Foote | Information Technology & Innovation Foundation | 06/25/2019

Trump’s First Trade Deal: The Slightly Revised Korea-U.S. Free Trade Agreement

Simon Lester, Inu Manak, and Kyounghwa Kim | Cato Institute | 06/13/2019



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