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Trade Minister

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TradeMinister
  • NameKim Hyun-chong
  • PositionMinister For Trade

Education

  • 1985J.D. in Columbia Law School
  • 1982M.A. in Political Science, Columbia University
  • 1981B.A. in Political Science, Columbia University

Work Experience

  • July, 2017PresentTrade Minister, Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy
  • 2016A member of WTO's Appellate Body
  • 20152017Professor, Department of Language & Trade, Hankuk University of Foreign Studies
  • 20092011President and Chief Legal Officer, Samsung Electronics
  • 2008Vice President, UN Economic and Social Council
  • 20072008President, UN Asian Group
  • 20072008ROK's ambassador, United Nations
  • 2004Trade Minister, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade
  • 2003Deputy Trade Minister, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade
  • 19992003Senior Lawyer, the Appellate Body Secretariat and Legal Affairs Division of WTO
  • 1998Trade Policy Counselor, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade