EU-South Korea: analysis of trade

09-10-2012

The EU-South Korea Free Trade Agreement (FTA) has been in force since 1 July 2011. One year on, it is timely to look at trade between the EU – the world’s largest economy in terms of GDP – and South Korea – the world’s 13th largest economy. This spotlight shows trade in goods between the EU and South Korea. It also looks at trade in services, which is much smaller. Finally, the data are tied into real enterprises, in terms of the largest Korean and EU companies.

The EU-South Korea Free Trade Agreement (FTA) has been in force since 1 July 2011. One year on, it is timely to look at trade between the EU – the world’s largest economy in terms of GDP – and South Korea – the world’s 13th largest economy. This spotlight shows trade in goods between the EU and South Korea. It also looks at trade in services, which is much smaller. Finally, the data are tied into real enterprises, in terms of the largest Korean and EU companies.