All Trade Statistics of Foreign Trade – U.S. Census Bureau. How can U.S. companies determine tariffs on exports to FTA partner countries? South Korea The Free Trade Agreement (KORUS-FTA) came into force on 15 March 2012. Korea is the sixth largest trading partner of the United States with a value of approximately $84.3 billion in 2016. U.S. exports to Korea were estimated at $30.7 billion, while Korean imports totalled $53.5 billion this year. USTR South Korea FTA Page” Free trade allows unrestricted imports and exports of goods and services between two or more countries. Trade agreements are forged to reduce or eliminate import or export quotas. These help participating countries to act competitively. Here is a list of the free trade agreements that include the United States. In parentheses, the abbreviation, if any, membership, unless indicated in advance, and the date of entry into force.
Documentation on how a product is produced or met with the rules of origin can make the use of negotiated FTA tariffs a little more complicated. However, these rules help ensure that U.S. exports, not exports from other countries, benefit from the agreement. Israel The free trade agreement between the United States and Israel, our country`s first free trade agreement, came into force on September 1, 1985. Since the free trade agreement came into force, trade in two-lane goods with Israel has increased five-fold, from $4.7 billion in 1985 to more than $27 billion in 2016. USTR U.S.-Israel FTA Page” Peru The U.S.-Peru Trade Promotion Agreement was signed in December 2007. Since then, the United States has maintained a large trade surplus with Peru. U.S. exports to Peru increased 43 percent in 2016 to $5.9 billion, while Peruvian imports were $4.3 billion.
USTR Peru FTA Page – The United States has 14 free trade agreements in place with 20 countries, and is negotiating regional free trade agreements with several other countries. Morocco Since the implementation of the free trade agreement between the United States and Morocco in January 2006, the United States has maintained a trade surplus with Morocco. In 2016, U.S. exports to Morocco increased 269 percent to $1.2 billion, while U.S. imports from Morocco were $788 million. USTR US-Morocco FTA Page” The United States has begun negotiating bilateral and multilateral free trade agreements with the following countries and blocs: as soon as the agreements go beyond the regional level, they need help.