EU External Trade: South Korea:Written question - 219329

Q
Asked by Fiona Bruce
(Congleton)
Asked on: 17 December 2014
Department for Business, Innovation and Skills
EU External Trade: South Korea
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, whether goods produced in the Kaesong Industrial Complex by North Korean labourers are included in the European Union-South Korean Free Trade Agreement; and if he will make an assessment of the implications for that agreement of the findings of the report by the US-Korea Institute at SAIS of March 2014 on the wages of North Korean workers at that complex.
A
Answered by: Matthew Hancock
Answered on: 07 January 2015

The goods produced in the Kaesong Industrial complex are not included in the EU-Republic of Korea FTA and therefore there are no implications for that agreement of the findings of the March 2014 report by the US-Korea Institute at SAIS on the wages of North Korean workers at that complex.

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