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04/02/15 – Assistant Secretary Charles H. Rivkin Remarks at Startup Alliance Town Hall Event

Remarks Charles H. Rivkin Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs Department of State Seoul, Republic of Korea April 2, 2015 Thank you, Jung-Wook [Startup Alliance Director Lim Jung-wook] for the very kind and generous introduction.  I appreciate it.   So, I’m very excited to be here in Gangnam. And they say this is the Korean ...
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03/17/15 – Assistant Secretary Russel Remarks at Republic of Korea’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Remarks Daniel R. Russel Assistant Secretary, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs Seoul, South Korea March 17, 2015 ASSISTANT SECRETARY RUSSEL: Thank you. Well I’ve had some very good meetings today and I want to begin by saying that the best meeting I had, I had last night with my good friend, Ambassador Mark Lippert. I’m ...
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03/15/15 – KORUS Turns Three: Continued Trade Growth Benefits Koreans and Americans

March 15, 2015 marked the third anniversary of the historic, high-standard Korea-U.S. Free Trade Agreement (KORUS FTA) entering into force.  Overall U.S.-Korea trade, exports of U.S. goods to Korea, and of Korean goods to the United States all increased in 2014, a clear example of KORUS FTA’s positive, market-opening effects.   “This agreement truly has ...
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