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Korea seeks free trade with Russia, Mercosur | 10-December-2008
Korea wants to offset the expected slowdown in growth next year by expanding free trade pacts with Russia and South America’s Mercosur members, a government official said yesterday.
S Korea, Japan to seek resumption of FTA talks | 26-November-2008
South Korea’s Trade Ministry said Wednesday that South Korea and Japan will launch working-level meeting next week to seek the resumption of negotiation over free trade agreement (FTA).
Korea, Peru to begin free trade talks next year | 22-November-2008
President Lee Myung-bak and Peruvian President Alan Garcia agreed yesterday to launch negotiations on a bilateral free trade agreement in the first half of next year.
Korea seeks FTAs with S. American nations | 19-November-2008
President Lee Myung-bak called Tuesday for the launch of negotiations on a free trade agreement between South Korea and the Southern American Common Market, called MERCOSUR, involving Argentina, Paraguay, Uruguay and Brazil. In a separate interview with a Peruvian newspaper, Lee said he would declare the beginning of free trade negotiations with Peru.
FTA with Cambodia to go into effect in November | 31-October-2008
A free trade agreement (FTA) between South Korea and Cambodia will go into effect as of November, the government said Friday.
Korea, India aim to find middle ground on farm goods at Cepa talks | 22-September-2008
"The aim of the talks will be to ensure the greatest possible protection for sensitive items, so that if a CEPA pact is signed, the fallout for local farmers can be minimized," a Korean ministry official said. He added that talks are entering the home stretch.
Korea, India aim to conclude trade deal by year’s end | 18-September-2008
South Korea and India will resume trade talks next week in Seoul to sign an economic cooperation agreement.
S Korea looks into FTAs with Turkey, Peru | 12-September-2008
South Korea’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade said the country has started assessing the impact of free-trade agreement (FTA) with Turkey, and is also seriously considering to start formal talks for FTA with Peru, Korea Herald reported Thursday.
Progress in CEPA Talks with India | 2-August-2008
Korean negotiators say talks with Indian officials to strike a Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement produced considerable progress.
S Korea to push forward bilateral FTA deals after WTO talks collapse | 30-July-2008
South Korea will push forward bilateral free trade agreements as the global trade talks under the World Trade Organization finished without progress, South Korean Deputy Trade Minister Ahn Ho-young said Wednesday
’ROK postpones FTA talks over Takeshima reference’ | 20-July-2008
Talks between Japan and South Korea on resuming negotiations on a bilateral free trade agreement have been postponed indefinitely after Seoul said it was unhappy over a reference to the Takeshima islets in school handbooks
SKorea, Gulf states agree to forge free trade deal next year | 9-July-2008
South Korea and six Gulf states agreed Wednesday to forge a free trade deal by the end of next year, a chief negotiator from the Seoul side said.
S. Korea, India agree to speed up free trade talks | 8-July-2008
South Korea and India have held five rounds of CEPA (comprehensive economic partnership agreement) negotiations thus far, but the pact — which is similar to a free trade agreement — has yet to be concluded due to remaining disputes over rules of origin, services and agricultural trade.
Korea, Gulf states to begin FTA talks | 3-July-2008
South Korea and the Gulf Cooperation Council will hold their first round of talks for a free-trade agreement in Seoul next week, seeking to establish a basic approach for negotiating the envisioned deal
Seoul, Beijing upgrade partnership | 27-May-2008
President Lee Myung-bak and Chinese President Hu Jintao agreed Tuesday to forge a "strategic partnership" between the two countries. The free trade agreement (FTA) negotiations between Korea and China will be sought after joint research.
Australia Wants FTA With Korea | 7-May-2008
The top Australian diplomat said Wednesday his country supports President Lee Myung-bak’s policy toward North Korea focused on dismantling its nuclear weapons program before providing economic aid. Foreign Minister Stephen Smith also expressed hope that the two nations will sign a free trade agreement as a way for boosting bilateral ties.
South Korea, Japan fail to agree on free-trade talks | 21-April-2008
South Korean President Lee Myung Bak and Japanese Prime Minister Yasuo Fukuda failed to agree on resuming negotiations for a free-trade agreement when they met today in Tokyo for their first official summit.
Trade ministry mulls overseas farm investments in FTAs | 20-March-2008
Korea is mulling over including agricultural investment in free trade agreements with countries like China and Australia that export agricultural products.
Korea mulls FTA with Southern African countries | 8-January-2008
Korea is considering a free trade pact with the the Southern African Customs Union (SACU) to expand cooperative ties with resource-rich countries
EU and US business to profit from the crisis? | 14-June-2013
Court ruling fails to stop business lobbies’ privileged access in EU-India trade talks | 13-June-2013
How popular resistance can defeat corporate power | 3-June-2013
LA social movements map solidarity with ALBA alliance | 27-May-2013
Unfair, unsustainable, and under the radar | 26-May-2013
Perú: ¡por un límite NO negociable de nuestros derechos! | 20-May-2013
Plantón contra el TPP | 20-May-2013
In whose interest is EU-India FTA being negotiated? | 16-May-2013
Colombia: Paro nacional de productores | 13-May-2013
Japanese movement against TPP growing | 10-May-2013
Traders protest against govt policies on FDI, FTA | 6-May-2013