South Korean President Moon Jae-in. File photo: Yonhap via AP
South Korean President Moon Jae-in. File photo: Yonhap via AP
South Korea

South Korea joins China, Taiwan in bid for CPTPP entry, but concerns remain over Japan’s stance

  • Seoul’s bid to seek membership of the mega trade alliance comes as it cites ‘fast changes to the economic order in the Asia-Pacific region’
  • Its move raises questions about whether Japan, a heavyweight in the bloc with whom South Korea has tense ties, may impose ‘tough preconditions’ for entry

Topic |   South Korea
South Korean President Moon Jae-in. File photo: Yonhap via AP
South Korean President Moon Jae-in. File photo: Yonhap via AP
READ FULL ARTICLE