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RI-South Korea trade deal sign of things to come
Indonesia is set to sign a trade agreement with South Korea and seeks ensure that a larger deal at the regional level will also be inked, as the country focuses on increasing overseas market access in the hopes of lifting its economy out of the mire of the pandemic.
S. Korea, China to discuss expanding bilateral FTA scope
South Korea and China on Monday launched the ninth round of talks with China to bolster ties in the service and investment fields as part of their bilateral free trade agreement (FTA), which went into effect five years ago.
Israel-Korea free trade agreement to stress tech cooperation
The soon to be signed agreement was delayed because of Korean political concerns that have been removed by Israel-UAE normalization.
Republic of Korea asks to join Pacific Alliance trade bloc
Korea requested to join the Pacific Alliance trade bloc, which is also made up of Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Peru.
Deputy FM Kim to visit Mexico next week for talks on resumption of FTA talks, economic cooperation
Korean Deputy Foreign Minister will visit Mexico for talks with his counterpart and other officials over economic cooperation, including the resumption of bilateral free trade talks.
FTA with ROK planned by end of year
Cambodia and the Republic of Korea (ROK) have pledged to finalise their Free Trade Agreement (FTA) negotiations by the end of the year to increase trade and investment between the two countries.
India seeks market concession for rice, access for grapes, pomegranates from South Korea
India will seek concessions for its rice exports to South Korea as Seoul levies a whopping 513% tariff on imported rice and buys rice from only five countries under its tariff rate quota regime.
PM pushes ministry to improve regional trade
Cambodia Prime Minister Hun Sen committed to gain an advantage in upcoming trade deals with China, South Korea, Japan and other nations.
India’s import regulations target Korea after China: report
South Korean exporters need to be on alert as India has been strengthening trade remedies such as anti-dumping measures to protect its industries, said a local trade association.
S. Korea seeks to launch formal FTA talks with Uzbekistan by year-end
Finance Minister Hong Nam-ki said that South Korea seeks to launch formal negotiations for a bilateral free trade agreement with Uzbekistan by the end of this year. The minister unveiled the plan during a meeting with economy-related ministers in Seoul.
Economic diplomacy: Borders, barriers and obstacles
The big reshoring question is still about how much foreign investment will shift from China due to a combination of rising production costs and more fractious diplomatic relationships.
UAE deal paves way for South Korea FTA
The normalization with the United Arab Emirates has given fresh impetus to negotiations for a free trade agreement with South Korea, according to Globes on Tuesday.
Chile seeks to resume FTA negotiations with South Korea
Chile’s official recently visited South Korea, with the intention of resuming the negotiations to update the FTA between both countries that were interrupted by the pandemic.
Cambodia, South Korea wrap up second round of FTA Talks
Cambodia and South Korea ended the second round of their negotiations on free trade agreement (FTA) today with progress on finished the chapter of trade cooperation and market access and other chapters of the agreement.
PH, Korea to resume free trade talks in September
The Philippines and South Korea will resume bilateral free trade negotiations in the second week of September in order to finalize an agreement before the end of the year.
S. Korea, Cambodia to hold 2nd round of FTA talks
South Korea said Monday it will launch the second round of free trade negotiations with Cambodia this week as the country broadens efforts to expand its export portfolio to cushion the economic fallout from the new coronavirus pandemic.
S. Korea, China seek to boost trade amid pandemic
South Korea and China held a meeting to update and expand the scope of their bilateral free trade agreement (FTA), which took effect around five years ago.
S. Korea holds hearing on potential FTA with Uzbekistan
South Korea said Thursday it will hold a public hearing on the envisioned free trade pact with Uzbekistan, as the country aims to boost exports in the face of the new coronavirus pandemic.
S. Korea, China to hold virtual FTA talks starting Monday
South Korea and China will hold a new round of negotiations on their free trade agreement(FTA) regarding the service and investment sectors this week.
Cambodia, South Korea agree to official FTA talks
Cambodia and South Korea have agreed to launch official negotiations for a bilateral free trade agreement (FTA).