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A city of southern North Korea near the South Korean border. It is intersected by the 38th parallel and changed hands several times during the Korean War.


(Placename) a city in SW North Korea: former capital of Korea (938–1392). Pop: 621 000 (2005 est)
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2008) (noting that South Korean president Roh Moo-hyun continued the Gaeseong projects for their political utility even when their economic viability was called into question); Gi-Hyoung Oh, The Legal Framework of the Gaesung Industrial Complex, 5 J.
Products manufactured in the Gaesung Industrial Complex will be eligible for preferential tariffs as are products made in Korea; detailed guidelines will be set one year after the agreement's entry into force.
KWTCA membership consists of Seoul WTC, Busan WTC, Masan WTC, Kwangju WTC, Taegu WTC, Inchon WTC, Taejon WTC, Pyongyang WTC, Rajin-Sunbong WTC and Gaesung WTC, which will be the active economic center for each region.