Brilliant said services exports to South Korea had jumped 25 percent to more than $21 billion annually, while merchandise trade numbers were also "moving in the right direction".
The White House official said Trump would call for the lifting of barriers to USA auto sales in South Korea and voice concern over steel exports from China that reach the US via South Korea.
Later on Wednesday, Moon attended a Korea-U.S. business summit dinner and delivered a speech in which he proposed that the Korea-U.S. military alliance be expanded to become a strategic economic partnership.
When asked about his goals of visiting the US, Moon said a "nuclear freeze" was the only option for starting talks with the North.
The system - known as Terminal High Altitude Area Defense, or THAAD - has irked near-by China, given fears that its radar technology could be used as a back-door for USA spying on the Middle Kingdom.
An official from the South's National Intelligence Agency said the allegations were untrue.
Trump's administration has seen little success in their harsh stance on North Korea.
"People do want to see how he does overseas, especially in the United States because with South Korean liberals, there's more tension in the relationship with the United States", Delury said.
Last month, Pyongyang's ministry of state security said it had foiled a plot by the US and South Korean spy agencies to kill Kim using a biochemical weapon. "South Korea has not necessarily been as high on Trump's radar as China and Japan".
He's on his first official working visit to the United States, and besides meeting with business leaders here, he will also be meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump. Until that time, both leaders look to increase pressure on the regime.
During Ms. Park's term, South Korean news media reported that South Korean and United States special forces had been training to "decapitate" the North Korean government in the event of renewed conflict on the Korean Peninsula, where an armistice has kept peace since the Korean War, which lasted from 1950 to 1953.
But some leading North Korea experts in the United States are urging Trump to rethink his position on preconditions, possibly sending a high-level presidential delegation to North Korea in exchange for a freeze on ballistic missile and nuclear tests.
Marcus Noland, an expert on North Korea at the Peterson Institute for International Economics in Washington, D.C., told UPI in a phone interview the United States and South Korea are on a "potentially unsafe trajectory at this point" because of different approaches to North Korea. The Trump administration is considering whether to impose tariffs or quotas on steel imports.
Trump and Moon, who will meet for the first time Thursday, face the same challenge: a belligerent Pyongyang that has refused, for the most part, to comply with global calls for denuclearization.
During the briefing, White House officials emphasized that burden sharing will play a major role in talks with all other countries moving forward.
The US recently deployed an advanced missile system on South Korean soil to counter potential threats from the North, angering Pyongyang.
The DPRK has got enough evidence to prove that Park started plotting to kill Kim since late 2015, said the statement.
The Trump administration calls North Korea's growing weapons capabilities its top foreign policy priority - and will try to make more headway on the issue with its partner, South Korea, which relies on some 28,000 USA troops for defense.
But the real real test will be how the two leaders deal with North Korea.
The U.S. continues to maintain 28,500 troops in South Korea as part of a joint deterrence against communist North Korea.
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She was also underage and the instructor failed to check her ID or to find out if she had parental permission to make the jump. The instructor, who has not been named, has appeared in court accused of causing the Dutch girl's death.
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