June 4, 2004

 

 

South Korean Fisheries Imports From Chile Drop Despite Free Trade Pact

 

South Korean imports of fisheries products from Chile dropped on-year in the first two months after the implementation of a bilateral free trade agreement, a government tally showed Thursday.

 

South Korea's free trade pact with Chile went into effect on April 1, sparking fears it would lead to a jump in fisheries imports from the Latin American country.