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Minister Joo presides 3rd meeting of public-private committee on Korea-US trade 2017-03-24

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    Trade, Industry and Energy Minister Joo Hyunghwan (center) spoke at the third meeting of the public-private committee on Korea-U.S. trade held in central Seoul, on March 24. 

    During the meeting, Minister Joo made opening remarks and talked about bilateral economic cooperation in energy and high-tech industries and manufacturing sectors. The Minister and the attendants also discussed latest issues in trade between Korea and the U.S. and responses to them as well as the private sector’s plans for outreach activities in Korea’s second largest export market. 

    The committee was launched in November last year to discuss changes in the trade environment with the inauguration of the new U.S. administration, their impacts on the Korean economy and responses to them.

    The third meeting of the committee was attended by about 40 representatives from export-supporting agencies, industries bodies and think tanks including Korea International Trade Association Chairman Kim In-ho (second from right), Korea Association of Machinery Industry CEO Chung Ji-taik, Korea Chamber of Commerce and Industry Executive Vice Chairman Lee Dong-geun, Korea Trade-Investment Promotion Agency President Kim Jae-hong, and Korea Development Institute President Kim Joon-kyung.