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Urea Crisis Deepens: Chinese Export Restrictions Intensify Supply Chain Concerns for South Korea

Urea Crisis Deepens: Chinese Export Restrictions Intensify Supply Chain Concerns for South Korea

SEOUL, Dec. 6 (Korea Bizwire) – Concerns persist regarding the urea crisis, as Chinese authorities have imposed a blockade on urea exports to South Korea, with speculation that this situation may extend into the first quarter of next year. The sudden suspension of industrial urea clearance from China to South Korea has intensified the supply chain [...]

S. Korea, China Agree to Launch Dialogue on Export Controls

S. Korea, China Agree to Launch Dialogue on Export Controls

SEOUL, Dec. 4 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea and China agreed Monday to establish a bilateral dialogue mechanism on export controls and further activate a hotline for supply chains of major industry items, Seoul’s industry ministry said. The agreement was made during a meeting between South Korea’s Trade Minister Ahn Duk-geun and Wang Shouwen, China’s [...]

S. Korea, China, Japan Agree to Expedite Preparations for Trilateral Leaders’ Summit: FM

S. Korea, China, Japan Agree to Expedite Preparations for Trilateral Leaders’ Summit: FM

BUSAN, Nov. 26 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea, China and Japan agreed Sunday to accelerate preparations to resume the long-stalled summit among the leaders of the three countries at an “earliest, mutually convenient” time, Seoul’s Foreign Minister Park Jin said. Park made the remarks after holding the tripartite talks with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi [...]

Top Diplomats of S. Korea, China, Japan to Hold Talks in Busan This Weekend

Top Diplomats of S. Korea, China, Japan to Hold Talks in Busan This Weekend

SEOUL, Nov. 24 (Korea Bizwire) – The top diplomats of South Korea, China and Japan will hold trilateral talks in the southeastern port city of Busan this weekend, Seoul’s foreign ministry said Friday, amid fresh tensions after North Korea’s launch of a military spy satellite. Foreign Minister Park Jin will meet with Chinese Foreign Minister [...]

Professor Calls for Government Action as Illegal Distribution of Korean Content Surges in China

Professor Calls for Government Action as Illegal Distribution of Korean Content Surges in China

SEOUL, Nov. 10 (Korea Bizwire) – In response to the controversy surrounding the illegal distribution of the Netflix original series ‘Doona!’ and the JTBC drama ‘Strong Girl Nam-soon,’ professor Seo Kyung-duk from Sungshin Women’s University stated, “It’s time for the Korean government to take action.” On Thursday, Suh expressed on social media that it’s not an [...]

Unification Minister Calls on China to Enable N. Korean Defectors to Decide Country of Choice

Unification Minister Calls on China to Enable N. Korean Defectors to Decide Country of Choice

WASHINGTON, Nov. 6 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s Unification Minister Kim Yung-ho renewed calls Monday for China to help North Korean defectors move to a country of their choice and ensure their human rights are protected based on the “international norm.” Kim made the remarks in a keynote speech read out by an aide to [...]