RoK promotes economic relations with ASEAN countries through FTAs World

RoK promotes economic relations with ASEAN countries through FTAs

The Republic of Korea (RoK) is exploring the possibility of forging individual free trade agreements (FTAs) with more ASEAN members in a move to further boost growing economic ties with the region, Yonhap news agency reported, citing a senior trade official of the RoK.
ASEAN members bolster trade with Mexican state World

ASEAN members bolster trade with Mexican state

The ASEAN Committee in Mexico, comprising Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Thailand, and Vietnam, joined hands with authorities of Mexico’s Yucatan state to arrange a business forum in Merida city on November 15.
Vietnam assumes ASEAN 2020 chairmanship Videos

Vietnam assumes ASEAN 2020 chairmanship

Vietnam will officially undertake its role as ASEAN chair on January 1, 2020. It’s the second time the country has assumed the role since it joined the bloc in 1995.
RCEP signing postponed to 2020 ASEAN

RCEP signing postponed to 2020

Leaders of 16 Asia-Pacific countries, including Japan, China, and India, on November 4 issued a joint statement on the postponing of the signing of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) to 2020 instead of 2019 as scheduled.
Japan supports RCEP conclusion this year World

Japan supports RCEP conclusion this year

The Japanese administration has shown its support for Thailand in concluding the long-delayed Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) agreement this year when the kingdom assumes Chair of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).
RoK strives to conclude FTA with three ASEAN members by November World

RoK strives to conclude FTA with three ASEAN members by November

The Republic of Korea (RoK) is working hard to conclude free trade talks with Malaysia, the Philippines and Indonesia before November when leaders of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) meet for the ASEAN-RoK Commemorative Summit in the country.
ASEAN members review process of IAI projects World

ASEAN members review process of IAI projects

The 59th meeting of the Initiative for ASEAN Integration (IAI) Task Force and the 9th Consultation Meeting of the IAI Task Force and ASEAN Partners took place in Jakarta, Indonesia from October 3-4.