KORUS Free Trade Agreement Update

A revised KORUS Free Trade Agreement Goes into Force on January 1, 2019 KORUS, the free trade agreement between South Korea and United States of America, has been revised and in full effect on January 1, 2019 after the two countries began talks on amendments a year ago. According to The Pulse News, “The official […]

China and South Korea Sign Free Trade Agreement

China and South Korea Sign Free Trade Agreement Excerpt from: EuroPost | June 5 2015 The deal covers 22 areas including finance and online South Korea and China signed a free trade deal on 1 June that will remove tariffs on more than 90% of goods over two decades. Trade ministers from the two countries […]

Japan Takes South Korea To WTO Over Fukushima-Related Food Import Restrictions

Japan Takes South Korea To WTO Over Fukushima-Related Food Import Restrictions Excerpt from: AJOT | By: Reuters | May 21 2015 Japan launched a trade complaint at the World Trade Organization to challenge South Korea’s import bans and additional testing requirements for Japanese food after the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster. South Korea expressed regret at […]

Vietnam, South Korea seal FTA, target doubling of trade

Vietnam, South Korea seal FTA, target doubling of trade Excerpt from: Reuters | By: Ho Binh Minh | May 05 2015   Vietnam signed a free trade agreement (FTA) with South Korea which is expected to boost its exports to the Korean market and more than double bilateral trade over the next five years, the Vietnamese […]