South Korea and Malaysia leaders agreed to get started on negotiating a bilateral free trade agreement, aiming to strike the deal within this year.
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.
The Korea government may face another investor-state dispute case from the Chinese capital if the license is called off.
Korea has decided to resume talks on signing the Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement with Indonesia, seeking to broaden ties with the Southeast Asian country.
Iran’s Dayyani group started a procedure to seize the South Korean government’s assets in the Netherlands after winning its investor-state dispute against it. This is the first time that such a procedure has been initiated against the South Korean government.
South Korea, Japan and China are making slow progress on FTA negotiations amid contentious issues involving each country’s interests.
South Korea’s trade ministry said will speed up efforts to clinch FTA with Britain amid the no deal Brexit.
Negotiating a South Korea-Britain FTA is the most important thing, says official at Seoul’s foreign ministry.
China call for Korea to linking the bilateral FTA with the One Belt One Road initiative
South Korea’s revised free trade agreement with the United States has gone into effect as of January 1, 2019, a year after the two countries began talks on amendments at the request of Washington.
The European Commission asked South Korea to start consultations on labor issues under a dispute settlement mechanism in the Trade and Sustainable Development chapter in the bilateral free trade agreement implemented in 2011.
Over the past decade, India’s trade imbalance vis-à-vis its existing CEPA partners has steadily increased, says a study by Third World Network.
South Korea and India will hold their seventh round of CEPA talks to discuss ways to further open up the goods and services market and ease country of origin rules.
South Korean parliament ratified a revised free-trade agreement with the US, which is praised by Trump as a “great” deal.
South Korea, China and Japan will hold their 14th round of negotiations to discuss ways to open goods and services markets and lower other trade barriers.
The next round of negotiations on expanding the India-Korea free trade agreement will be held on December 11-12.
South Korea and Chile opened their first round of talks to revise their bilateral free trade agreement to reflect changes in the market over the past 15 years.
Seoul signed a free trade agreement with the EU in 2011, but it has sought to strike a fresh deal with Britain once it formally leaves the 28-nation bloc in March 2019.
Seoul agreed to launch a feasibility study on a free trade agreement with Malaysia and resume stalled trade pact negotiations with Indonesia.