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India-Korea to hold next round of FTA review meeting from Jul 17 in Seoul
India and South Korea are upgrading their free trade deal. Talks aim to boost trade, address trade imbalance, and improve market access for key products like steel and rice from India.
S. Korea appeals tribunal order to pay $32m to US hedge fund
South Korea has filed an appeal against a ruling by a Hague-based arbitration court ordering it to pay $32 million to a US hedge fund to compensate for its intervention in the merger of two Samsung affiliates in 2015.
Korea, Thailand launch first round of talks for trade deal
Korea’s trade ministry announced Tuesday that it has launched the first round of negotiations with Thailand to seek an Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) aimed at bolstering bilateral trade and investment.
FTA talks with S Korea set to start
Thailand will host the first round of talks on a free trade agreement (FTA) with South Korea from Tuesday until Thursday in Bangkok, according to the Department of Trade Negotiations (DTN).
Serbia concludes trade agreements with Egypt and UAE: Tariffs to be eliminated on specific products
Serbia has successfully finalized negotiations on free trade agreements with Egypt and the United Arab Emirates, which are set to come into effect following ratification and exchange of notes.
3-way FTA talks back on agenda
After a hiatus of over four years, negotiations for the China-Japan-South Korea Free Trade Agreement have returned to the table, with the focus on a higher level of liberalization that goes beyond the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership agreement, particularly in areas such as automobiles and key components, analysts said.
Commerce ministry in talks to upgrade FTA with South Korea
While India gave significant tariff concessions, there’s a push for South Korea to give more meaningful concessions, especially for competitive Indian products.
Korea, EU discuss progress of bilateral FTA, regulations
Korea’s trade ministry said Wednesday that it has discussed the progress of the bilateral free trade agreement (FTA) with the European Union and asked the economic bloc to address growing regulatory uncertainties for exporters.
Presidents Ruto, Samia eye trade deals with South Korea
The trip will set the stage for Kenya and South Korea to initiate negotiations for an Economic Partnership Agreement between the two countries.
US, Indo-Pacific partners holding talks in Singapore on clean energy
The US-led Indo-Pacific Economic Framework is holding a ministerial meeting this week in Singapore, including major firms joining a "Clean Economy" investor forum to boost infrastructure and climate investments across the region.
Georgia-South Korea hold second round of talks for economic partnership agreement
Georgian and South Korean officials held a second round of talks to negotiate an economic partnership agreement, resulting in “positive” evaluations and deals on “key issues”.
Morocco, Korea hold talks to establish legal framework on trade and investment
Morocco and the Republic of Korea signed a Joint Statement on the launch of exploratory discussions to establish a legal framework on trade and investment between the two countries.
Tanzania, S. Korea signs US$2.5bilion deal
Tanzania will engage in discussions leading to an Economic Partnership Agreement with Korea.
S. Korea, UAE forge comprehensive economic partnership pact
South Korea and the United Arab Emirates signed a comprehensive economic partnership agreement freeing up trade between the two countries.
China, Japan and South Korea to revive FTA talks
Japan, South Korea and China held their first joint summit in more than four years on Monday, seeking deeper commercial ties to bolster their economies, including by aiming for progress in stalled negotiations toward a free trade agreement (FTA), but with Seoul and Tokyo also using the occasion to criticize North Korea over a planned satellite launch.
S. Korea, Indonesia discuss partnership in development of key minerals
South Korea’s industry ministry said it has shared ideas with Indonesia on expanding bilateral cooperation in the development of a stable supply chain for key minerals. The two countries vowed to further utilize the bilateral Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA), as well as global platforms such as the RCEP.
RCEP members encouraged to harmonize rules
Members of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership can further improve the alignment of operational guidelines across key sectors such as competition policy and trade in services to elevate mutual openness, said trade experts and foreign scholars on Sunday.
Marcos: PH, South Korea to sign free trade pact this year
President Marcos believes that the Philippines and South Korea will approve their free trade agreement (FTA) this year. He also aims for a separate deal to grant duty-free access for certain Philippine products to the South Korean market.
Trade minister meets head of African trade bloc
Trade Minister Cheong In-kyo has met Wamkele Mene, the secretary general of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA), in Seoul and they discussed ways to expand economic ties, officials said.
Korea, Georgia kick off new round of trade talks
Korea and Georgia kicked off another round of talks for a comprehensive economic partnership on trade and supply chains.