New Zealand Embassy Seoul, South Korea

FTA negotiators meet in Bali

South Korea and New Zealand free trade agreement (FTA) negotiators have met for an intersessional meeting in Bali, Indonesia.

The meeting took place from 29 April to 2 May 2014.

Chapters such as investment, customs procedures, rules of origin, institutional provisions, goods, and agricultural cooperation were discussed and advanced.

New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (MFAT) Divisional Manager Martin Harvey led officials from MFAT, the Ministry of Primary Industries, and the New Zealand Customs Service at the meeting.

The Korean delegation was led by Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy (MOTIE) Director-General Lee Seong-ho and included officials from that ministry as well as the Ministry of Strategy & Finance; Ministry of Justice; Korean Customs Service; Ministry of Agriculture, Food & Rural Affairs; Korea Forest Service; and Ministry of Oceans & Fisheries.

The 7th round has been scheduled to take place in New Zealand in early June.

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