China-South Korea Relations

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China Wants a Close Relationship with South Korea, amidst Pressure from U.S. on Tech

During a recent visit to South Korea, a top Chinese legislator reiterated his hope for strengthening the bilateral relationship, especially in high-tech and supply chains.  So far the rhetoric on both sides has been positive, but whether anything concrete will materialize remains to be seen as South Korea is under

China and South Korea Vow to Work on FTA and Supply Chains

High level officials of China and South Korea met this week and discussed ways to strengthen trade ties, including trade negotiations. This meeting came after South Korea expressed interest in the U.S.-led alliance Chip 4, which is designed to counter China's role in the semiconductor supply chain.

Process for U.S.-Led Indo-Pacific Economic Framework Launched; China Warns of "Supply Chain Crisis"; Countries Likely to Engage with Both

The United States and a dozen countries in the Indo-Pacific region officially launched "the process to establish the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework for Prosperity" (IPEF) today. Among other things, the framework covers digital rules, labor and environmental standards, and supply chain efforts. At this point in time, the prospects for completing

Guest Post: 30 Years of Diplomatic Relations Between Korea and China: Changes in Trade Structure and Its Implication

This is a guest post by Kyounghwa Kim of the Korea International Trade Association (KITA). It summarizes a longer KITA report by Bo-Hee Jun and Ui-Yoon Jo. The Korea International Trade Association (KITA) published a paper entitled “30 years of Diplomatic Relations between Korea and China: Changes in Trade Structure

Chinese Purchase of Korean Semiconductor Company Rejected in CFIUS Review

In mid-September, we wrote about [] a CFIUS review of a proposed purchase of a South Korean semiconductor company by a Chinese equity fund. The purchase has now been cancelled, as it could not obtain approval from CFIUS. In March of this year, the South Korean

CFIUS and Korean Government Finishing up Security Review of Chinese Purchase of Korean Semiconductor Company

Based on a review by the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS), President Biden may soon issue a decision to block the purchase of a South Korean semiconductor company by a Chinese equity fund due to national security concerns, although the outcome is still uncertain at this
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