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S. Korea vows to bolster economic cooperation with Russia, Mongolia
South Korea plans to bolster economic ties with Russia, Mongolia and other Central Asian nations and use the momentum to buttress recovery of the export-driven economy.
S. Korea, China, Japan divided over open data in trilateral FTA talks
South Korea, China and Japan have made some progress in negotiations on a free trade agreement (FTA) following the trilateral summit held late last year.
S. Korean firm to request arbitration in investor-state dispute with US government
KTurbo claims US government violated terms of KORUS FTA, after US court judged that the company violated place of origin rules.
S. Korean investment agreements allow paper companies to request international arbitration
South Korea has concluded no fewer than 99 investment agreements that allows paper companies to take advantage of investor-state dispute system.
KTurbo Inc. v. United States of America
KTurbo Inc. served a notice of intent to submit a claim to arbitration under Chapter 11 of the US-Korea Free Trade Agreement.
RoK seeks stronger ties with ASEAN to accelerate RCEP
The Republic of Korea (RoK) will spare no efforts to help conclude the RCEP by the end of this year by forging deeper ties with the ASEAN, as the country strives to revitalise its ailing exports
Protectionism, after all: China, Korea, Japan use non-tariff barriers to impede imports
Countries like China, South Korea and Japan may boast of low tariffs but they have erected huge non-tariff barriers (NTBs), most of which are tailored to mask the ferocity of trade protectionism, in a bid to control the imports they deem undesirable.
Korea in FTA talks with Asian, South American powerhouses
South Korea has secured 16 free trade partners — 12 countries and four trade blocs — around the globe since it started pursuing bilateral free trade agreements two decades ago.
Moon, Li agree to facilitate follow-up FTA talks on service, investment sectors
The leaders of South Korea and China to expedite talks on supplementing a bilateral free trade agreement, Cheong Wa Dae said.
Seoul, Beijing, Tokyo agree to accelerate trilateral FTA talks
Top trade officials from South Korea, China and Japan agreed to accelerate their trilateral free trade talks and ramp up efforts to conclude a mega Asia-Pacific trade deal.
S. Korea eyes more FTAs with emerging countries in 2020
South Korea said it plans to expand its global network of free-trade agreements in 2020 by establishing deeper ties with emerging countries.
20 years on: China, Japan, ROK seek cooperation amid uncertainties
A news report on the current cooperation of China, Japan and the ROK in tackling the issue of unbalanced regional development.
How India-Korea CEPA impacted domestic markets
Among the FTAs which have affected Indian domestic industry adversely, the India-Korea CEPA, signed in 2009, has been significant.
Korean company starts arbitration against India
South Korean state owned power utility Kowepo has begun international arbitration proceedings against India in Singapore for not honouring a fuel supply commitment to its Maharashtra power plant.
China, ROK agree to step up RCEP, FTA talks
Moon Jae-in, president of the Republic of Korea (ROK), hailed China’s important role in regional stability, security and development, vowing to deepen cooperation with China in areas such as RCEP and China-ROK-Japan free trade agreement (FTA) negotiations.
Moon pledges to expand FTA network
President Moon Jae-in pledged to expand South Korea‘s global free trade agreement network to boost its economic growth and fend off protectionism.
South Korea and Japan seek to resolve trade dispute, amid dim economic outlook
The two Asian powerhouses have recently been locked in a trade dispute but tensions “have de-escalated compared to what the situation was in summer,”
South Korea and Indonesia reach final agreement on free trade deal
South Korea and Indonesia on Monday wound up seven and a half years of negotiations on a free trade deal, with an agreement to remove tariffs on steel, autos and beer.
China, S.Korea, Japan to hold trilateral FTA negotiations in Seoul
China, South Korea and Japan will hold a new round of negotiations on the trilateral free trade agreement (FTA) this week in Seoul.
Kingdom, South Korea to study FTA feasibility
Cambodia and South Korea have signed a joint feasibility study agreement on a potential free trade agreement (FTA) aiming to expand bilateral investment volume between the two countries.