Korea, China Begin Second Phase of FTA Negotiations

Korea and China began a second round of negotiations on a bilateral free trade agreement on Monday in the port city of Incheon.

Based on the agreements reached in the first phase, the two countries will discuss the overall scope of free trade for specific commodities.

Meanwhile, some 4,000 farmers gathered to protest the free trade pact outside the venue of the talks. They called on the government to come up with protective measures for agricultural products.

Arirang News / Nov. 19, 2013 11:31 KST