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S. Korea, Russia hold 5th round of FTA talks on service, investment
South Korea and Russia started another round of negotiations to clinch a free trade agreement (FTA) in the service and investment sectors.
S. Korea, Singapore begin talks on digital trade deal
South Korea and Singapore kicked off negotiations toward a digital trade deal, includes provisions for non-discriminatory treatment for electronic transactions, easing of barriers on cross-border data flow and consumer protection.
Is Korea caught in Lone Star’s trap?
The government is apparently baffled by Lone Star Fund’s attempts to use Korean news outlets as a means of putting itself in a dominant position in its $4.68 billion legal battle against Seoul.
S. Korea, Cambodia to launch free trade talks in July
South Korea is seeking to launch negotiations for a bilateral free trade agreement with Cambodia next month, hoping to increase its economic influence in Southeast Asia.
S. Korea, Cambodia move closer to launching FTA talks
South Korea said it has made further progress in fleshing out details for the planned free trade agreement (FTA) with Cambodia, as Seoul seeks to broaden economic ties with Southeast Asian nations and diversify its export portfolio.
S. Korea to push for conclusion of RCEP this year despite pandemic
South Korea said it will spare no efforts to conclude a mega Asia-Pacific trade pact by the end of this year in line with efforts to revitalize an extended slump in its exports amid the new coronavirus pandemic.
Lone Star hints intent on out-of-court settlement with Seoul over KEB dispute
US private equity firm Lone Star Funds suggested it was open to “amicable and sensible” out-of-court option to settle the longstanding dispute with the Korean government.
S. Korea, China to discuss expanding scope of FTA
South Korea will hold the seventh round of talks with China to discuss expanding the scope of their bilateral free trade agreement to better cover the service and investment sectors.
Argentina reaffirms commitment to Mercosur but remains cautious about EU accord
The Mercosur agreement with the EU will be subject to Parliament approval while Argentina is not interested in the South Korea deal, says Argentine Foreign Minister.
Differences among members, India-Mercosur PTA talks stalled
The ongoing differences between Brazil and Argentina are expected to have important implications for the future course of action within MERCOSUR and its engagements with other trade and economic partners including India.
PHL-South Korea FTA moves despite virus
The Philippines is pushing on with negotiations to conclude its FTA with South Korea, but the trade deal’s finalization has been moved to November.
Free-trade talks continue despite the pandemic
Cambodia is closer to inking trade deals with developed economies despite the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
S. Korea to deepen economic ties with developing economies amid pandemic
South Korea said will expand economic ties with developing nations to overcome the looming protectionism around the globe amid the new coronavirus pandemic.
S. Korea, Indonesia vow to ink FTA amid virus pandemic
South Korea and Indonesia agreed to quickly implement it in a way that helps minimize the economic fallout from the new coronavirus pandemic.
South Korea aims for environmental leadership through green free trade agreements
South Korea has been especially keen to present an image of itself as an environmental leader to the global community.
S. Korea, Uzbekistan discuss launching joint study on bilateral FTA
South Korea held a video conference with Uzbekistan to exchange details on their push to launch a joint study on forging a bilateral free trade agreement.
S. Korea, Uzbekistan discuss launching joint study on bilateral FTA
South Korea held a video conference with Uzbekistan to exchange details on their push to launch a joint study on forging a bilateral free trade agreement.
Seoul, Moscow hold FTA talks for service sector
South Korea launched another round of trade talks with Russia to flesh out details on the two country’s pending free trade agreement (FTA) in the service and investment segments.
South American bloc’s new trade appetite has suitors calling
Mercosur is negotiating with South Korea, Canada and Singapore, while Indonesia and Vietnam are possible candidates. Plus, a deal with the European Free Trade Association is in its final stages.
Regional MPs call for greater transparency of RCEP negotiations
As ministers of the member countries of the RCEP meet for final negotiations over the trade agreement this week, regional lawmakers today expressed concern about the lack of parliamentary and public oversight of the deal, as well as its potential human rights impacts.