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S. Korean Gov’t Making Last-Ditch Effort to Dissuade U.S. From Imposing Tariffs

S. Korean Gov’t Making Last-Ditch Effort to Dissuade U.S. From Imposing Tariffs

SEOUL, Jan. 11 (Korea Bizwire) – Deputy Minister for Trade Kang Sung-chun left for the United States yesterday as South Korea looks to make one last push to encourage its second-largest trading partner to back off from imposing tariffs on solar panels and washing machines. Though fingers are crossed, the general mood is pessimistic, with [...]

More FTA Troubles Between S. Korea, U.S. Over Chevy Impala Recalls

More FTA Troubles Between S. Korea, U.S. Over Chevy Impala Recalls

SEOUL, Nov. 10 (Korea Bizwire) – The South Korean government will have another issue to discuss in the next round of FTA negotiations with the United States after a recall of imported Chevrolet Impalas has been delayed in adherence to a clause in the trade pact. The clause in question stipulates that a business can [...]

S. Korea Suggests U.S. Carry out Joint Study on FTA’s Economic Effect

S. Korea Suggests U.S. Carry out Joint Study on FTA’s Economic Effect

SEJONG, Jul. 25 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea suggested the United States carry out a joint study on the economic impact of the Seoul-Washington free trade agreement before starting talks on its amendment, Seoul’s trade ministry here said Tuesday. “Regarding your request to convene a special session of the Joint Committee under the KORUS FTA, [...]