Readout Of Ambassador Tai’s Meeting With South Korea’s Minister For Trade Yeo Han-Koo



Office of the United States Trade Representative

WASHINGTON – Ambassador Katherine Tai today met with South Korea’s Minister for Trade Yeo Han-koo.

Ambassador Tai and Minister Yeo discussed the ongoing cooperation between the two countries on the United States-Korea Free Trade Agreement (KORUS), and the need to address global supply chain issues. Ambassador Tai noted the importance of using KORUS to strengthen the economic, investment, and trade relationship between both countries. She urged Minister Yeo to convey her desire to convene the KORUS Labor and Environment Councils soon to discuss shared priorities on these critical issues.

They two also agreed to work together to strengthen supply chains and promote resiliency, both to recover from the pandemic and promote economic growth worldwide.

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