Indonesia, RoK to hold 10th round of trade talks World

Indonesia, RoK to hold 10th round of trade talks

The Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy of the Republic of Korea (RoK) said on October 7 that the country and Indonesia plan to hold the 10th round of negotiations for their Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA) in Bali this week as the Northeast Asian economy continues efforts to expand its export portfolio in the Southeast Asian market.
Customs deals talked to foster RoK-ASEAN trade ASEAN

Customs deals talked to foster RoK-ASEAN trade

The Republic of Korea (RoK) is promoting the signing of customs agreements with Indonesia, the Philippines and Vietnam to facilitate its trade with the partners in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).
Philippines, RoK announce FTA negotiations World

Philippines, RoK announce FTA negotiations

The Republic of Korea (RoK) on June 3 announced the start of free trade agreement (FTA) negotiations with the Philippines as part of efforts to strengthen economic ties with the Southeast Asian country.
RoK hopes to expand relations with ASEAN: Kang World

RoK hopes to expand relations with ASEAN: Kang

Foreign Minister of the Republic of Korea (RoK) Kang Kyung-wha on April 8 requested the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) to maintain its support for the country’s summit with the bloc’s
RoK President to hold special summit with ASEAN leaders World

RoK President to hold special summit with ASEAN leaders

President of the Republic of Korea (RoK) Moon Jae-in will hold a summit with the leaders of ten Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) member countries in November, the RoK’s Presidential Residence said on April 1.
Visit to plan for future of Vietnam-RoK ties: ambassador Politics

Visit to plan for future of Vietnam-RoK ties: ambassador

National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan will visit the Republic of Korea (RoK) from December 4 to 7, an occasion for the two sides to look back on their achievements over the last 26 years and set plans for the future of bilateral ties.
RoK bolsters cooperation with ASEAN World

RoK bolsters cooperation with ASEAN

President Moon Jae-in of the Republic of Korea (RoK) on November 14 invited leaders of Southeast Asian nations to attend special summits that the country will hold in 2019 to mark the 30th anniversary of relations between the RoK and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).
Korean President leaves for ASEAN summits in Singapore World

Korean President leaves for ASEAN summits in Singapore

Korean President Moon Jae-in was to leave for Singapore on November 13 for annual summits with ASEAN nations and their dialogue partners as he strives to bolster relations with the region and drum up international support for his initiative for peace with the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK).
ASEM 12: RoK boosts collaboration with Thailand World

ASEM 12: RoK boosts collaboration with Thailand

President of the Republic of Korea Moon Jae-in held talks with Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha in Brussels, Belgium on October 19 on the sidelines of the ongoing Asia-European Meeting (ASEM) Summit.
RoK, ASEAN enhance cooperation World

RoK, ASEAN enhance cooperation

RoK Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha met ASEAN chief Lim Jock Hoi in Seoul on September 17 to discuss ways to strengthen cooperation with ASEAN members in implementing the country’s New Southern Policy.
Foreign goods puts pressure on domestic businesses Business

Foreign goods puts pressure on domestic businesses

The adoption of a zero percent tariff from January 2018 among member countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) will create opportunities for Vietnamese businesses to seek markets in the region, but competition in the domestic market will also become fiercer with the flood of imports from ASEAN region.