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On 15th Anniv. of S. Korea’s 1st FTA, Consumers Acknowledge Positive Effect

On 15th Anniv. of S. Korea’s 1st FTA, Consumers Acknowledge Positive Effect

SEOUL, Oct. 22 (Korea Bizwire) — More than 6 out of 10 South Korean consumers think that free trade agreements (FTAs) have had a positive impact on the local market. A survey of 3,000 men and women aged between 25 and 59 by the Korea Consumer Agency showed 67.5 percent of the respondents saying that [...]

S. Korea, Russia to Form Joint Investment Fund, Accelerate FTA Talks

S. Korea, Russia to Form Joint Investment Fund, Accelerate FTA Talks

SEJONG, Sept. 25 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea and Russia agreed Tuesday (Moscow time) to launch a fund for the industrial materials and parts sectors, and to speed up free trade negotiations, Seoul’s finance ministry said. During the annual meeting on economic cooperation between South Korea and Russia, held in Moscow, South Korean Finance Minister [...]

S. Korea to Push for Free Trade Deal with Britain

S. Korea to Push for Free Trade Deal with Britain

SEOUL, Feb. 14 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s finance minister said Thursday that Seoul will push for talks with Britain on forging a bilateral free trade deal, citing London’s imminent departure from the European Union.  The comments by Hong Nam-ki, the minister of economy and finance, underscored South Korea’s efforts to keep intact its economic [...]