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Trade Minister of South Korea should not undermine the ISDS reform objectives pursued by the Prime Minister
CSOs call for Trade Minister of South Korea should not undermine the ISDS reform objectives pursued by the Prime Minister
Gov’t seeks labor law revisions for parliamentary ratification of key ILO conventions
South Korean government plans to seek a revision of labor laws in a way that will strengthen workers’ right to organize as it pushes for a parliamentary ratification of key international labor standards.
International arbitration newsletter - July 2019 | Regional overview: Asia Pacific
Bangladesh, India, Malaysia, Singapore, South Korea.
South Korean Prime Minister considers abolishing ISDS
Media reports from South Korea have suggested that South Korean Prime Minister Mr. Lee Nak-Yeon is considering abolishing ISDS from Korean Trade agreements.
South Korea stipulates exception of settlement goods in trade deal with Tel Aviv
Israel media have revealed that the new South Korea-Israel Free Trade agreement will exclude goods produced in the occupied territories of Jerusalem and West Bank and the Golan Heights.
(2nd LD) S. Korean, Israeli presidents agree to seek early FTA deal
The presidents of South Korea and Israel agreed to push for an early deal in talks on a bilateral free trade agreement (FTA) during a summit in Seoul.
PH, SoKor eye to sign FTA by November
The Philippines Trade Secretary expects to open up the South Korean market to more Philippine products other than traditional agricultural goods, with the free trade deal which is targeted to be signed this November.
S. Korea, US hold talks on competition-related issues under FTA
South Korea and the United States on Tuesday held their first formal consultations on competition-related issues under their bilateral free trade agreement.
S. Korea to become global test case in its trade dispute with the EU
The European Commission’s request to convene a panel of experts in its dispute with South Korea over labor issues means that South Korea is becoming a major global test case.
South Korea stopped discussing its CPTPP membership
The South Korean government has stopped its discussion on joining the Comprehensive and Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP).
Korean govt to enter 3rd trade talks with Mercosur nations this week
The South Korean government will initiate the third trade agreement (TA) talks with four member nations of South American trade bloc Mercosur on Friday (local time) in Montevideo, Uruguay, to seek ways to increase exports to the countries.
S. Korea to launch task force to handle lawsuits by global investors
South Korea’s financial regulator said it will launch a task force later this month to handle lawsuits filed by global investors, such as US private equity fund Lone Star.
Argentina’s Macri flags free trade deal talks with United States, China
Argentina is talking with Brazil about free trade deals with the United States and China, Macri said, also underlining progress on trade deals with Canada, South Korea and Europe.
S. Korea to hold 2nd round of talks on revising FTA with Chile
South Korea will hold the second round of negotiations with Chile on revising their bilateral free trade agreement that went into effect in 2004.
Mercosur in talks with Canada, South Korea about trade deals: Brazil official
The Mercosur trade bloc is in talks with other countries including Canada and South Korea regarding new trade agreements.
South Korea and Malaysia to conclude FTA this year
The South Korean and Malaysian governments declared the initiation of bilateral FTA negotiations on June 27 and will be going to complete the negotiations by November this year.
South Korea and Russia initiate FTA talks in service and investment sectors
South Korea and Russia initiated the two sides’ FTA negotiations in service and investment in Moscow on June 20.
S.Korea, UK negotiate FTA to address possible hard Brexit
South Korea and the UK finalized a continuation of a FTA to protect their trade relations should the latter decide to exit the EU without any deal.
La Corée du Sud et la Grande-Bretagne ont conclu un ALE post-Brexit
La Corée du Sud et la Grande-Bretagne ont annoncé ce lundi avoir conclu un accord pour maintenir leur accord de libre-échange (ALE) même après l’éventuel Brexit «sans accord».
Trade swap proposal: Tariff cuts on PHL fruits and South Korea industrial goods
Seoul has responded positively to Manila’s long-standing request to eliminate tariffs on agricultural products, in exchange for reduced import duties on South Korean industrial goods.