Talks launch tomorrow [Wednesday 22 November] on an upgraded trade deal with South Korea.

  • UK and South Korea to launch negotiations on an upgraded, modern free trade agreement to boost trade between the two countries 
  • South Korea is the 13th biggest economy in the world and its import demand is set to rapidly grow, driving further demand for first-rate UK goods and services 
  • UK and South Korea to also announce record £21 billion of Korean investment in green energy and infrastructure projects across the UK, creating more than 1,500 highly skilled jobs 

Business and Trade Secretary Kemi Badenoch will tomorrow [22 November] launch talks on a modernised trade deal with South Korea to boost trade and strengthen our relationship with a key ally. 

It comes as Korean businesses commit £21 billion of investment into the UK, backing renewable energy and infrastructure projects across the country and supporting more than 1500 highly skilled jobs. 

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