11 results about SOUTH KOREA


Mercosur Holds First Negotiating Round for Korea Trade Deal, Looks to EU Next Steps

September 20, 2018

Officials from the South American customs bloc Mercosur held negotiating meetings last week with South Korea and the European Union, respectively, as the coalition looks to cement trade ties with n... READ MORE


US-Korea Trade Talks Continue with Steel Tariffs in the Background

March 22, 2018

Negotiators from the US and South Korea met last week in Washington to continue discussions on amending their free trade agreement, known also as the KORUS FTA. The talks come at a time of heighten... READ MORE


South Korea sees speedy trade talks with U.S., but 'uphill battle' ahead

January 8, 2018

South Korea’s trade ministry said on Monday it anticipates an “uphill battle” to revise its bilateral trade deal with the United States, but it expects Washington to proceed with... READ MORE


Eyeing November Leaders' Meeting, RCEP Ministers Pledge to "Maximise Progress"

September 14, 2017

Economic ministers from the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) countries pledged to ramp up their negotiating efforts on an extensive regional free trade deal, following a meeting i... READ MORE


Trump Orders Trade Deal Review, Continues NAFTA and South Korea Renegotiation Push

May 4, 2017

US President Donald Trump issued an executive order last weekend ordering a review of all trade deals involving the United States, which he said would play a role in keeping “jobs and wealth... READ MORE


Trump: ‘We may terminate’ U.S.-South Korea trade agreement

April 28, 2017

President Trump threatened to terminate the U.S. trade agreement with South Korea in an interview Thursday night, declaring that the five-year-old accord with a key ally was “a horrible deal” that has... READ MORE


US Vice President: Washington Looking to Upgrade Korea Trade Deal

April 27, 2017

The US is hoping to launch negotiations with South Korea on upgrading their five-year-old trade deal, also known as the KORUS FTA, according to comments made by US Vice President Mike Pence during... READ MORE


The Big TPP Meeting in Chile, Explained

March 14, 2017

On the third day of this presidency, Donald Trump signed an executive order formally withdrawing the U.S. from the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), a trade agreement resulting from over five years of... READ MORE


Trump may be boon to Pacific Alliance

February 10, 2017

Now that U.S. President Donald Trump has decided to trash the Trans-Pacific Partnership, the four-nation Pacific Alliance is courting TPP as well as non-TPP countries -- including China. READ MORE


Officials Consider the US-South Korea Free Trade Deal

February 7, 2017

American business leaders are urging South Korean leaders to increase market access to U.S. companies seeking to sell goods in South Korea. The business leaders want to persuade U.S. President Donald... READ MORE


South Korea Seeks to Jump-Start Central America Ties With Regional Trade Deal

December 19, 2016

Representatives from South Korea, Guatemala, El Salvador, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Honduras and Panama concluded negotiations for a free trade deal last month, with the final agreement expected to be si... READ MORE