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February 14, 1997 | TERESA WATANABE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
It looked like fat city to James Tessada, president of Ford Motor Co. of Korea. After U.S. and South Korean officials signed a memorandum of understanding to liberalize the auto market in 1995, South Koreans began snapping up foreign cars in a burst of spending that underscored the dazzling potential of Asia's second-most-important consumer market. Until last November.
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February 14, 1997 | TERESA WATANABE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
It looked like fat city to James Tessada, president of Ford Motor Co. of Korea. After U.S. and South Korean officials signed a memorandum of understanding to liberalize the auto market in 1995, South Koreans began snapping up foreign cars in a burst of spending that underscored the dazzling potential of Asia's second-most-important consumer market. Until last November.
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October 13, 1986 | SAM JAMESON, Times Staff Writer
Settlement in July of the trade demands that President Reagan made to South Korea in September, 1985, helped head off U.S. protectionist action that could have caused severe damage here. But it touched off a wave of anti-American sentiment in South Korea. Finance Minister Chung In Yong was vilified in the National Assembly by representatives of the ruling party as well as by the opposition.
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