China, South Korea Seek To Get Moving On Trade Talks

Law360, San Diego (January 10, 2012, 4:11 PM EST) -- China and South Korea on Tuesday reportedly pledged to expedite talks on a free trade agreement and encourage cooperation in East Asia.

Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao and South Korean President Lee Myung-bak committed to strengthening ties between the countries at a meeting in Beijing, according to a report by China’s state-run news agency, Xinhua.

Wen said that China and South Korea should seize the opportunity to begin negotiations on a bilateral free trade agreement as soon as possible and initiate talks with Japan on a trilateral...
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