FTA Archives | Be Korea-savvy
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 [...]

Jitters in South Korean Auto Industry Amid Negative FTA Reports

Jitters in South Korean Auto Industry Amid Negative FTA Reports

SEOUL, Mar. 27 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s troubled automobile industry faces yet another blow amid growing speculation that the government might trade the sector in for favorable steel tariffs. Speaking to the press at Incheon Airport, South Korean trade minister Kim Hyun-jong. who had just returned from Washington, said, “Understanding on the bilateral FTA and [...]