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Chilean foreign minister proposes to upgrade FTA
Chilean Foreign Affairs Minister Andres Allamand visited Korea to discuss upgrading the Korea-Chile free trade agreement as well as other cooperative measures ahead of the 60th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic ties in April 2022.
Kenya is gateway to African market: cabinet secretary
Korean companies will archive market access through regional integration in Africa and East African region if Kenya is made base, according to Betty Maina, Kenya’s cabinet secretary for industrialization, trade and enterprise development.
S. Korea to lift tariffs on imports from Indonesia, Israel under trade deals
South Korea will gradually lift or lower tariffs on more than 95 percent of its imported products from Indonesia and Israel as it has clinched trade deals with the two nations, the finance ministry said Tuesday.
Egypt, South Korea aim to explore feasibility of economic partnership: Ambassador Hong
South Korea’s Ambassador to Egypt has said that there are ongoing discussions between Egypt and his country, to initiate a feasibility study on an economic partnership agreement between the two countries.
Korea expresses desire to sign FTA with Pakistan
Republic of Korea Suh Sangpyo has expressed his desire to sign a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with Pakistan, saying that a FTA is essential for the promotion of bilateral trade.
S. Korea, Mercosur bloc hold 6th round of FTA talks
South Korea on Tuesday held the sixth round of free trade talks with a group of South American countries, after around a year of hiatus amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
US-China tech war: why a digital trade deal with Japan and South Korea is key to gaining the upper hand
In this competition over standards, whichever nation first strikes a trilateral deal with technology leaders Japan and South Korea will secure a strategic chokepoint in the digital architecture of Asia.
In memory of Heesob Nam, a patent attorney who fought against vaccine inequality until the end
Heesob Nam, a patent attorney who dedicated his life to preventing the monopoly of ’intellectual property’ by a few, passed away on May 10th.
South Korea becomes first Asian country to sign free trade agreement with Israel
Israel and South Korea signed a free trade agreement (FTA) earlier this week, which is expected to increase trade between the countries to more than $3 billion.
S. Korea seeks to join DEPA, promote digital trade
South Korea held a public hearing on its bid to join a global pact on the digital trade sector that covers a wider array of issues beyond conventional free trade agreements.
S. Korea, Israel ink FTA; cars, auto parts among major beneficiaries
South Korea is the first Asian country to have a free trade pact with Israel, which is expected to help Asia’s No. 4 economy enjoy advantages over other neighbors, including China and Japan.
South Korea-Israel FTA set for signing
Israel and South Korea are poised to sign a long-delayed free trade agreement (FTA) next week, sources close to the matter have informed Globes.
Signing of Korea trade deal postponed
The formal signing of the Cambodia-South Korea Free Trade Agreement (CKFTA), scheduled for mid-year, will be postponed due to disruptions from the Covid-19 outbreak stemming from the February 20 community incident, according to a spokesman for the Ministry of Commerce.
DTI seeks June trade deal signing with South Korea to ensure treaty approved before polls
The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) is pushing for a June conclusion to negotiations for a free trade agreement with South Korea, which would give the Philippines sufficient time to complete its domestic approval process before national elections next year.
FTA labour rights provisions useless without trade union action, says Korean unionist
Interview with Ryu Mikyung who is the International Director at the Korean Confederation of Trade Unions.
Seoul, Moscow agree to hasten free trade talks on services, investment - Foreign Minister Chung Eui-yong
Russia and South Korea have agreed to speed up the talks about a free trade deal covering services and investment, South Korean Foreign Minister said.
S. Korea-Central America FTA set for full implementation in March
South Korea said its free trade agreement (FTA) with a group of Central American nations will be fully implemented starting next month as Panama completed its domestic procedures.
SK Innovation considers arbitration proceedings against Peruvian government
SK Innovation is considering initiating international arbitration proceedings against the Peruvian government for blocking the company’s exit from Camisea Gas Project in Peru.
As UK joins CPTPP hopefuls, S. Korea hurries to prepare application
The South Korean government is speeding up its preparations to apply for membership in the Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) after effectively making official its plans for negotiations to join.
South Korea FTA talks conclude
Cambodia and South Korea on February 3 concluded talks for a bilateral free trade agreement (FTA), which Minister of Commerce Pan Sorasak and his Korean counterpart Yoo Myung-hee plan to sign in mid-2021, setting zero tariffs for a broad range of goods, according to a joint press statement.