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S. Korea Not Mulling Lifting Import Ban on Japanese Seafood to Join CPTPP

S. Korea Not Mulling Lifting Import Ban on Japanese Seafood to Join CPTPP

SEOUL, Jan. 21 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea is not considering lifting a ban on imports of Japanese seafood to win Japan’s support for joining a mega free trade agreement in the Asia-Pacific region, Seoul’s oceans minister has said. South Korea is working to join the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), which [...]

Seoul Welcomes WTO’s Ruling on Fukushima Seafood Ban

Seoul Welcomes WTO’s Ruling on Fukushima Seafood Ban

SEOUL, Apr. 12 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea on Friday welcomed the World Trade Organization’s decision to rule in favor of Seoul’s import restrictions on Japanese seafood in the wake of the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster and said it would keep the ban in place going forward. The WTO appellate body overturned several points of [...]

S. Korea Files Appeal Against WTO Ruling on Fukushima Seafood Ban

S. Korea Files Appeal Against WTO Ruling on Fukushima Seafood Ban

SEOUL, Apr. 10 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s trade ministry said Monday it has filed an appeal against a ruling by the World Trade Organization (WTO) on its import restrictions on Japanese seafood after the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster. Japan officially lodged a complaint at the WTO in 2015 to challenge South Korea’s import bans [...]