Lucy Williamson, in Seoul
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US passes trade pact with South Korea

13 October 2011 Last updated at 04:24 BST

It has been four years in the making. But the US Congress has finally passed a wide-ranging free-trade pact with South Korea.

However, there was strong opposition from industry and commerce in both countries.

And, as the BBC's Lucy Williamson reports from Seoul, there is still unhappiness about the agreement.