Canada Inks Trade Pact With S. Korea

Law360, New York (March 11, 2014, 5:23 PM EDT) -- Canada and South Korea have reached a free trade agreement meant to bolster economic ties between the two countries, with expected benefits for Korea's auto industry and Canada's agriculture sector, the countries announced Tuesday.

During a visit to Seoul, South Korea, Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper and South Korean President Park Geun-hye, announced that their two countries had reached agreement on a bilateral free trade pact after nine years of negotiations. Under the agreement, the two countries would eventually eliminate tariffs on a vast majority of...
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