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The impact of free trade agreements (FTAs) on business in the Republic of Korea

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  • The impact of free trade agreements (FTAs) on business in the Republic of Korea
  • Cheong, Inkyo; Cho, Jungran
  • Asian Development Bank Institute


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Title The impact of free trade agreements (FTAs) on business in the Republic of Korea
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Author(English)

Cheong, Inkyo; Cho, Jungran

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[Tokyo]:Asian Development Bank Institute

Date 2009-10
Series Title; No ADBI working paper series / 156
Pages 36
Subject Country South Korea(Asia and Pacific)
Language English
File Type Link
Subject Economy < Trade
Holding Asian Development Bank Institute

Abstract

The Republic of Korea (hereafter Korea) continues to promote an open-trade system via the conclusion of free trade agreements (FTAs), arguing that Korean enterprises will obtain considerable business opportunities under the FTAs the government has implemented. However, the FTAs that are currently being implemented in Korea are said to be beneficial only to some enterprises. This study presents new evidence from a survey conducted from July–August 2008 on 120 Korean firms. The paper explores critical questions regarding the utilization of FTAs, their perceived costs and benefits, perceptions of multiple rules of origin (ROOs), and policy and institutional support mechanisms for FTAs.