Free talks with Korea likely to start after June

February 23, 2016

South Korean Ambassador Dr Song Jong-hwan has voiced the hope that formal negotiations with Pakistan for a free trade agreement will start immediately after June this year and called trade liberalisation a necessary step for doubling the trade volume between the two countries. Speaking to the business and trade community at the Faisalabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FCCI) on Monday, Song said the existing trade volume was far less than the potential and the two countries must explore it for their mutual benefit.

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Topics: AGRICULTURE REGIONAL INTEGRATION

Regions: KOREA, REP. PAKISTAN CENTRAL ASIA EAST ASIA

Authors: THE EXPRESS TRIBUNE

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