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The European Union and South Korea: The Legal Framework for Strengthening Trade, Economic and Political Relations

James Harrison


The past decade has witnessed a proliferation of bilateral and regional cooperation in all parts of the world. The European Union (EU) and South Korea have both been involved in this trend. In 2010, these two actors launched a strategic partnership in order to strengthen their trade, economic and political ties. This partnership is underpinned by a number of important legal instruments, including the EU-Korea Free Trade Agreement and the EU-Korea Framework Agreement. The main aim of this book is to analyse the development of EU-Korea relations and the role that these treaties play in the devel ... More

Keywords: EU-Korea relations, Regional trade agreements, Strategic partnership, EU external relations, Inter-regional cooperation, EU-Korea Free Trade Agreement, EU-Korea Framework Agreement

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780748668601
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: September 2013 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9780748668601.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

James Harrison, editor
University of Edinburgh

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Part I The Legal and Policy Context for EU–Korea Relations

Part II Trade and Economic Integration between the EU and Korea

Part III Beyond Trade and Economic Cooperation: Wider Issues in EU–Korea Relations

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