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Tweet of the Day: US-ROK FTA, A Whole Lot To Do About Nothing?

» by March 16th, 2014 at 4:13 pm » Comments (7)

Impact of FTA with U.S. measured after two years: More brouhaha than benefit or harm?— tomcoyner (@tomcoyner) March 15, 2014 more »

Korea and Australia Reach Free Trade Agreement

» by December 6th, 2013 at 9:07 am » Comments (5)

What no crazy cow protests after this announcement! Korea and Australia reached a deal on a bilateral free trade agreement that asks Australia to immediately and completely remove its 5 percent ...more »

Korean Farmers Protest FTA Talks With China

» by July 4th, 2013 at 3:15 am » Comments (5)

At least the farm protesters are being consistent and protesting the Chinese FTA like they did the US FTA with Korea:   Thousands of South Korean farmers and fishermen rallied Tuesday to ...more »

South Korea, Japan, and China To Explore Joint Free Trade Agreement

» by November 20th, 2012 at 3:32 am » Comments (0)

This would be an incredible free trade zone if some deal was worked out: South Korea, China and Japan are set to officially declare the launch of negotiations for a “the ...more »

Picture of the Day: China-South Korea FTA Protest

» by July 4th, 2012 at 1:00 pm » Comments (0)

[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="487"] Members of South Korea's agricultural and fishery groups burn farm crops during a rally in the city of Seoguipo on the South Korean resort island of ...more »

South Korea and China To Begin Steps To Negotiate Free Trade Agreement

» by January 10th, 2012 at 3:14 am » Comments (5)

Any bets if we will see any massive anti-China FTA protests in Korea with this news?: President Lee Myung-bak agreed to begin the necessary "domestic procedures" for opening formal negotiations on ...more »

Picture of the Day: Korean Parliament Ratifies KORUS FTA After Tear Gas Attack

» by November 23rd, 2011 at 12:56 pm » Comments (12)

[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="500" caption="Rep. Kim Seon-dong of South Korea's progressive minor opposition Democratic Labor Party explodes tear gas in front of the speaker's chair to block the National Assembly's ...more »

Quote of the Week: Kim Hyun-jong On the KORUS FTA

» by November 11th, 2011 at 7:55 am » Comments (6)

Does anyone doubt that this is what is behind the US-ROK FTA protests? Kim Hyun-jong, the ex-trade minister who led the FTA negotiations with the U.S. under the Roh Moo-hyun administration, ...more »

Korean Left Wing Politicians Organize To Fight FTA Ratification

» by October 19th, 2011 at 10:37 am » Comments (6)

These actions taken by the Korean left is not surprising: All hopes for a smooth ratification of the Korea-U.S. free trade agreement were abandoned yesterday when its opponents occupied a committee ...more »

US & Korea Set To Pass KORUS FTA Next Month

» by August 4th, 2011 at 5:35 pm » Comments (2)

It will be interesting to see if the KORUS FTA does pass next month: The government has welcomed the news that Washington laid a path to deal with the overdue ratification ...more »

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