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Ministry hosts 3rd meeting of public-private committee on Korea-US trade
The Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy announced on March 24 that the Ministry held the third meeting of the public-private committee on Korea-U.S. trade in Seoul to discuss latest developments in the trade between the two countries and come up with responses. The meeting was chaired by Trade, Industry and Energy Minister Joo Hyung...
Minister Joo meets ambassadors of five Gulf states
Trade, Industry and Energy Minister Joo Hyunghwan (third from left) posed for a photo with ambassadors of five member countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council at a dinner in Yeouido, Seoul, on March 16. From left are Trade, Industry and Energy Director General for Trade Cooperation Kang Myung-soo, Qatari Ambassador to Korea Mohamed bin Abdul...
Minister Joo presides 3rd meeting of public-private committee on Korea-US trade
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 Mi...
Ministry hosts 3rd meeting of committee on import restrictions
Trade, Industry and Energy Deputy Minister for Trade Lee In-ho (second from left) hosted the third meeting of the public-private committee on import restrictions in southern Seoul on March 21 to discuss strategies for responding to overseas import restrictions on Korean goods. During the meeting, Deputy Minister Lee made opening remarks and d...
Vice Minister Woo meets Nepal’s Energy Minister
Trade, Industry and Energy Vice Minister Woo Taehee (right) met with Nepal’s Minister for Energy Janardan Sharma (second from left) and his delegation in southern Seoul on Monday 20. Vice Minister Woo and Minister Sharma discussed the two countries’ cooperation in the fields of energy and resources.
Minister Joo visits 4th International Electric Vehicle Expo
Trade, Industry and Energy Minister Joo Hyunghwan (right) checked out an electric three-wheeler at the fourth International Electric Vehicle Expo (IEVE) held in Yeomiji Botanic Garden in Jeju Island, on March 17. Minister Joo delivered a congratulatory speech at the opening ceremony of the IEVE and visited the exhibition center. Launche...
Korea, 5 Central American nations initial FTA
The Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy announced on March 13 that Korea and five Central American nations initialed the Korea-Central America Free Trade Agreement, a comprehensive trade pact that will eliminate tariffs and other barriers and consolidate bilateral and multilateral economic cooperation. On March 10, in San José...
Korea, Israel hold 3rd round of FTA negotiations in Seoul
The Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy announced on March 20 that the third round of negotiations for the Korea-Israel Free Trade Agreement kicked off in Seoul. The negotiations for the proposed FTA, which will last until March 24, are led by Trade, Industry and Energy Director General for Trade Policy Yeo Han-koo and Foreign Trade Admin...
Korea’s ICT exports sets new record in February
The Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy announced on March 15 that exports of information and communication technology (ICT) goods surged 22.8 percent to USD 14.1 billion in February from a year earlier, setting a new record for the month of February. Exports of ICT goods grew year-on-year for the fourth consecutive month – an...
Minister Joo attends KORUS FTA 5th anniversary seminar
Trade, Industry and Energy Minister Joo Hyunghwan (center) posed for a photo with key Korean and U.S. officials involved in the negotiations or implementation of the Korea-U.S. Free Trade Agreement (KORUS FTA) at the KORUS FTA 5th Anniversary Seminar held in the COEX, southern Seoul, on March 14. At the event, Minister Joo delivered a congrat...