bilaterals.org logo
bilaterals.org logo

Korea


Seoul film industry rallies to keep quota
A star-studded film about two brothers caught on opposite sides of the Korean War broke all box-office records here this year.
Korea, American CEOs Call for BIT
South Korean and American business leaders on Friday agreed to urge their respective governments to step up efforts to form a free trade agreement (FTA) between the two nations and seek growth engines.
US-Korea BIT likely by end 2004
A bilateral investment treaty between the United States and Korea appears likely by the end of this year, paving the way for a free trade agreement between both the nations, said Maurice R. Greenberg, chairman of the U.S.-Korea Business council.
North Korea and Vietnam sign banking pact to boost trade
North Korea has signed a banking pact with Vietnam as it moves to boost bilateral trade with a fellow communist country, an official from North Korea’s embassy in Hanoi said today.
Korea’s FTA conundrum
After a protracted courtship, Korea and Japan finally agreed last month to start negotiations on a bilateral free trade agreement (FTA).
Businesses Lukewarm on Korea-Japan FTA
In contrast to the recent push for adopting a free trade agreement (FTA) with Chile, leading business organizations, including the Federation of Korean Industries (FKI) and Korea Federation of Small Business (KFSB), take a cautious approach to back ongoing FTA talks with Japan.
Japan-Korea FTA Study Group Report
In July 2002, Japan and Korea established a Joint Study Group, composed of representatives from the government, business and academia of both countries, to appraise the possibility of establishing the Japan-Korea Free Trade Agreement (JKFTA).
Korea: Employers Concerned About FTA With Japan
The Federation of Korean Industries (FKI) on Friday proposed that the government take a cautious approach to the ongoing Korea-Japan free trade agreement (FTA) talks, demanding a delay of in the schedule for cutting tariffs on Japanese imports.
South Korea Passes Chile Free Trade Pact
South Korea’s parliament braved the wrath of a powerful farm lobby on Monday to pass a free trade agreement with Chile, the Asian trading powerhouse’s first bilateral market-opening deal.
PICIS Statement against the Korea-Japan BIT
Between 20th and 24th December, representatives from the two countries will meet in Tokyo and finalise the text of the BIT that has been under much criticism from peoples’ movements of both Korea and Japan.
Korea-Chile FTA