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S. Korea, China seek to boost trade amid pandemic
South Korea and China held a meeting to update and expand the scope of their bilateral free trade agreement (FTA), which took effect around five years ago.
S. Korea holds hearing on potential FTA with Uzbekistan
South Korea said Thursday it will hold a public hearing on the envisioned free trade pact with Uzbekistan, as the country aims to boost exports in the face of the new coronavirus pandemic.
S. Korea, China to hold virtual FTA talks starting Monday
South Korea and China will hold a new round of negotiations on their free trade agreement(FTA) regarding the service and investment sectors this week.
Cambodia, South Korea agree to official FTA talks
Cambodia and South Korea have agreed to launch official negotiations for a bilateral free trade agreement (FTA).
S. Korea to push for conclusion of Asia-Pacific trade deal this year
South Korea said will push for the conclusion of a mega Asia-Pacific trade deal this year to help boost ailing exports and cope with the growing protectionism around the globe in the face of the new coronavirus pandemic.
Organization in charge of Jeju Yerae Residential Resort Complex to pay over US$100 million to Malaysia’s Berjaya Group
Berjaya is to receive US$104.3 million and to withdraw the notice of intent that it submitted to seek investor-state dispute settlement arbitration for a sum of US$3.42 billion.
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.