15 results about KOREA, REP.


South Korea, US Clinch Agreement in Principle to Update KORUS Trade Pact

March 29, 2018

Seoul and Washington have reached an agreement “in principle” that would revise the Korea-US Free Trade Agreement (KORUS), South Korea’s trade ministry confirmed this week. The te... READ MORE


Trilateral Trade Talks Resume Between China, Japan, and South Korea

March 29, 2018

Trade negotiations between China, Japan, and South Korea resumed from 22-23 March, nearly one year after officials held their previous round. The three countries are also part of a broader effort t... READ MORE


Want proof that Britain can thrive after Brexit? Look at South Korea

August 22, 2016

In the furore over how Britain should look post-Brexit, it’s surprising that we haven’t heard more about South Korea. Because whether it’s Switzerland, Norway or Canada, the countries most commonly he... READ MORE


China, S. Korea, Japan to hold talks on trilateral FTA in Seoul

April 4, 2016

China, South Korea and Japan will hold working-level talks on the trilateral free trade agreement (FTA) in Seoul this week, South Korea's trade ministry said on Monday. The 10th round of working-level... READ MORE


Amb: Peru-Korea FTA ‘successful’

March 30, 2016

Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) signed by South Korea with Peru and Chile were successful and boosted bilateral trade between parties, Korean Ambassador to Peru Keun Ho Jang said. During the internationa... READ MORE


The End of Free Trade?

March 15, 2016

The debate on trade in the U.S. presidential election should concern Korea because trade has come under fire from the left and right. On the left, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders blames the North American... READ MORE


South Korea, Vietnam ink trade and investment deal

March 5, 2016

The Korea Trade-Investment Promotion Agency (KOTRA) yesterday signed a memorandum of understanding with the Investment and Trade Promotion Centre of HCM City (ITPC) to facilitate the exchange of inves... READ MORE


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 liberalisat... READ MORE


TPP Adds to South Korean Economic Woes

February 9, 2016

There is growing concern in South Korea that the U.S.-led Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) could further hurt the country's economy, which is already experiencing a steep drop in exports and slow growt... READ MORE


RCI Chat Issue No. 14

February 1, 2016

This issue of the Asia Regional Integration Center's bimonthly newsletter provides the latest news on trade, investment, cross-border infrastructure, and regional public goods among other topic... READ MORE


Malaysia trade minister calls on parliament to pass TPP bill

January 26, 2016

Malaysia's trade minister warned Tuesday that the country will lag behind Vietnam if it does not accede to the Trans-Pacific Partnership as parliament began a session to debate and vote on the controv... READ MORE


An Assessment of the Korea-China Free Trade Agreement

December 1, 2015

Of all the free trade agreements (FTAs) concluded by Korea with its major trading partners since the turn of the century, the Korea-China FTA may the largest in trade terms. it is, however, far fro... READ MORE


Should Korea Join the Trans-Pacific Partnership?

September 1, 2015

Despite a lack of consensus among Korea, Korean official recognize that -- sooner or later -- Korea will need to be part of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). Jreffrey J. Schott and Cathleen Cimi... READ MORE


Korea and the TPP: The Inevitable Partnership

August 1, 2015

Korea's decision to delay joining the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) talks was a tactical mistake. It is now left with primarily two options to participate: (1) ask to join the TPP, if possibl... READ MORE


Korea Chair Monitor

April 1, 2014

ROK President Park, U.S. President Obama, and Japan Prime Minister Abe participated in their first trilateral summit at the U.S. embassy in The Hague, Netherlands on March 25 on the sidelines of th... READ MORE