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[Graphic News] Korea’s FTA status soars after decade

By Korea Herald
  • Published : Mar 27, 2014 - 20:57
  • Updated : Mar 27, 2014 - 20:57
When the Korean government first announced its goal to ink as many free trade agreements as possible as a part of its trade policy road map in August 2003, trade specialists doubted the plan’s feasibility.

But a decade on, Korea, once a newcomer in the field of FTAs, is now one of the world leaders in such trade pacts, according to data from the Trade Ministry and the Korea International Trade Association.