China, South Korea FTA to cover 17 areas: Xinhua

[BEIJING] A free trade agreement between China and South Korea will cover 17 areas including e-commerce and government purchasing, state news agency Xinhua reported on Sunday.

China is South Korea's largest trading partner, with bilateral trade amounting to US$228.9 billion in 2013 - accounting for 21 per cent of South Korea's total trade valued at US$1.08 trillion, government data shows.


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