Trade liberalization countermeasures

Explanatory Note for Translation The following is the full translation of “Countermeasures against the TPP in the Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Sector”, formulated in response to the agreement in principle of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Negotiations on October 5, and approved...
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Traditionally Korea had been pursuing the trade policy focusing on GATT/WTO multilateral system so the country was reluctant to stimulate FTA bilateral trade agreements until 1990s. In the early 2000, Korea has shifted its international economic policy towards bilateral trade agreement through FTAs...
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Abstract Korean agriculture is characterized by small-sized family farming. The FTAs with major trading partners has led to important changes in its agriculture. Particularly Korea’s agricultural sector has high concerns about the government’s participation in Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)...
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The Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (MAFRA) and the Korean Food Foundation jointly hosted ‘Korea-China FTA Business Plaza 2015’ in cooperation with the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy (MOTIE) at KINTEX, Ilsan, Korea on April 27th.  The event aims to match Chinese buyers...
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Min-Hsien Yang, Professor, Department of International Trade, Feng Chia University, Taiwan   Abstract Rice is the staple food and a major crop in Taiwan. Governments have historically emphasized rice self-sufficiency through market price support programs and import restrictions....
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