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Rules of Origin and the Kaesong Industrial Complex: South Korea’s Uphill Battle Against the Principle of Territoriality

Pierce Lee

Volume 39 - Issue 1, Fall 2013, Page 1

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Cite as: Pierce Lee,  Rules of Origin and the Kaesong Industrial Complex: South Korea’s Uphill Battle Against the Principle of Territoriality, 39 N.C. J. Int'l L. & Com. Reg. 1 (2013)

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