South Korean President Moon Jae-in speaks in Busan on Monday. Photo: EPA-EFESouth Korean President Moon Jae-in speaks in Busan on Monday. Photo: EPA-EFE
South Korean President Moon Jae-in speaks in Busan on Monday. Photo: EPA-EFE

South Korea, Asean pledge to boost trade as ‘indispensable friends’ in face of protectionism

  • Summit wraps up with promise to double down on efforts to build economic ties
  • Commitment comes as Korea feels the pinch from the US-China tariff war and disputes with Japan

Topic |   South Korea
South Korean President Moon Jae-in speaks in Busan on Monday. Photo: EPA-EFESouth Korean President Moon Jae-in speaks in Busan on Monday. Photo: EPA-EFE
South Korean President Moon Jae-in speaks in Busan on Monday. Photo: EPA-EFE
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