Joo Hyung-chul, Economic Adviser to the RoK President (Source: Korea Times)

ASEAN-RoK special summit to focus on free trade, shared prosperity

The special summit between the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and the Republic of Korea (RoK), slated for November 25-26 in Busan city, will seek ways to strengthen the free trade order and achieve shared prosperity, according to the RoK President’s office. 
Free trade, investment deals to boost Vietnam-Germany trade ties

Free trade, investment deals to boost Vietnam-Germany trade ties

Vietnam-Germany trade relations will thrive on the back of the freshly inked free trade and investment deals, including the EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA) and the EU-Vietnam Investment Protection Agreement (EVIPA), according to insiders.

The APEC ministers responsible for trade meet in Viña del Mar, Chile on May 17 and 18. (Photo: apecchile2019.cl)

APEC economies vow support for free trade

Twenty one member economies of the Asia – Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum have voiced their support for free trade in the context that global economy is being affected by the US-China trade war.