South Korea Expresses Interest In Joining TPP

Law360, New York (December 2, 2013, 3:01 PM EST) -- South Korea said Friday that it is interested in joining the Trans-Pacific Partnership, adding that it will consult with the 12 Pacific Rim countries currently involved in negotiations for the proposed trade agreement before making a final decision.

In a statement released Friday by the South Korean Ministry of Strategy and Finance, the government announced that it would take steps toward potentially entering into the TPP. South Korea said that prior to deciding one way or the other, it would engage in discussions with the countries...
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