South Korea signed the FTA with Panama and the four Central American countries — Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica and El Salvador — which have already finished the domestic procedures for the agreement.
The US is exporting ever-more processed foods, as well as meat, to the region, while making it harder for farmers there to supply healthy foods for the local market.
South Korea’s free trade agreement with five Central American countries becomes partially effective on 1 Oct, putting the country on path to enjoy near tariff-free access to markets across the Latin and South American map.
This agreement replicates the existing EU-Central America trading relationship and will ensure continuity in the trading relationship between the UK and Central America.
After sponsoring juntas until well into the 1990s, the US went after Central and South America with “free trade” deals before once again working with extremists.
Negotiations for the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with South Korea was begun by the Chinchilla administration (2010-2014), completed in 2016 and now only requires the President’s signature to go into force.
The Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between Honduras and South Korea is about to enter into force; the National Congress of the Republic has already approved it.
Le traité commercial a officiellement été signé entre le ministre délégué au Commerce extérieur Kim Hyun-chong et les représentants du Costa Rica, du Salvador, du Honduras, du Nicaragua et du Panama.
South Korea and five Central American countries will hold a technical meeting in Seoul for a final review of the full text of a bilateral free trade agreement.
South Korea and a group of Central American countries have tentatively signed a free trade agreement.
South Korea reached an agreement with six Central American countries on a free trade deal, which is expected to pave wider ways for Asia’s fourth-largest economy to tap deeply into the continent.
South Korea kicks off another round of free trade negotiations with six Central American countries in Seoul.
The TPP threatens to extend the most draconian feature of the contemporary free trade model: private corporation’s ability to sue sovereign nations.
The leaders of South Korea and Costa Rica agreed Wednesday to strive for an early conclusion of free trade negotiations between the Asian nation and six Central American countries
South Korea plans to strengthen intellectual property rights and competition laws in order to help its domestic firms push into the Central American markets.
South Korea will hold a fresh round of negotiations for a free trade agreement (FTA) with six Central American countries.
It’s clear that the free-trade panacea promised by policymakers, especially its most enthusiastic cheerleaders has not come to pass.
If sealed, Korea will be the first Asian country to have an FTA with the six Central American countries — Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua and Panama — giving Korean products an edge over rival exporters like Japan and China.
South Korea will soon announce the start of negotiations for free trade agreements with Ecuador and six Central American countries as part of a plan to expand its presence in the region, the government said Wednesday.