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U.S. and South Korea Go Head-to-Head on Trade

Posted January 05, 2018

Under Economic Issues, International Trade Issues

(Daniel Shane – CNN)

Officials will meet in Washington this week to start talks aimed at renegotiating KORUS, the free trade agreement that has linked the two economies for nearly six years.

President Trump has been hugely critical of the deal, slamming it during his campaign as “horrible” and a “job killer.” Since taking office, he has threatened to yank the U.S. out of it altogether.

The talks over its future could have major implications for how other countries approach trade negotiations with Trump — and for the tense situation over North Korea. Click here to read more.