Finance Minister Hopes for Progress in Korea-China-Japan FTAs

Finance Minister Bahk Jae-wan on Tuesday highlighted free trade as the key element in fueling Korea's economic development.

At an international forum in central Seoul, Bahk celebrated Korea's achievement on the trade front, especially free trade pacts with the EU and the U.S.

He expressed hope for progress in both the Korea-China and Korea-China-Japan FTAs this year so as to create more jobs and spur economic growth.

Arirang News / Mar. 14, 2012 12:48 KST