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Trade Minister Yoo meets with Brazil’s Foreign Minister Araújo in Paris
Trade Minister Yoo Myung-hee (left) had a bilateral meeting with Brazil’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Ernesto Araújo on May 23 during her visit to Paris for the 2019 OECD Ministerial Council Meeting.The two sides celebrated the 60th anniversary of bilateral relations between Korea and Brazil, confirmed the necessity of accelerating neg...
Trade Minister Yoo speaks at 2019 OECD Ministerial Council Meeting in Paris
Trade Minister Yoo Myung-hee (third from the right) spoke at the trade and investment session titled “Reaping and Diversifying the Benefits of Trade in the Digital Era” of the 2019 OECD Ministerial Council Meeting held in Paris from May 22 to 23.To address challenges in the digital era, Trade Minister Yoo suggested ways of building an i...
Minister Sung visits hydrogen fueling station in Anseong
Trade, Industry and Energy Minister Sung visited a hydrogen fueling station in a rest area along an expressway in Anseong, south of Seoul, on May 23.Minister Sung charged his hydrogen vehicle for official use at the site after checking the status of the facility.
Korea, Brazil to strengthen trade, investment ties
Deputy Minister for FTA Negotiations Yeo Han-koo (left) met with Brazilian Minister of Foreign Affairs Ernesto Araújo to exchange views on a range of issues between the two countries, including the Korea-MERCOSUR trade agreement, in Brasilia on May 20 (local time).Deputy Minister Yeo also gave an opening speech at the Korea-Brazil Forum for ...
Exports of Korean ICT goods total $15.2 billion in April
The Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy announced on May 21 that exports of the Korean information and communications technology (ICT) goods in April totaled USD 15.2 billion, down 10.6 percent compared to a year earlier.Imports grew 9.4 percent to $9.5 billion, and the trade balance stood at a surplus of $5.7 billion.Exports experienced year-on...
Korean auto industry sees improvement in exports, production in April
The Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy announced on May 16 that the Korean auto industry exported 223,235 vehicles in April, up 3 percent from a year earlier.The improvement in exports was largely due to robust sales of sport utility vehicles (SUVs) and eco-friendly vehicles in North America and Europe. In terms of value, exports grew 5.8 perce...
Vice Minister Cheong discusses industrial ties with his UK counterparts in London
Trade, Industry and Energy Vice Minister Cheong Seung-il (second from the left) had a series of meetings with the UK’s Parliamentary Under Secretary of State Andrew Stephenson and Permanent Secretary Alex Chisholm at the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy in London on May 15 (local time).The two sides shared each other&rs...
Trade Minister Yoo meets with US NEC Director Kudlow in Washington
Trade Minister Yoo Myung-hee (left) met with U.S. National Economic Council Director Larry Kudlow to explain Korea’s stance on Section 232 auto tariffs in Washington, D.C., on May 15 (local time).
Korea strives to spur innovation in bio-health industry
Trade, Industry and Energy Minister Sung Yun-mo (center in the front row) – together with Science and ICT Minister You Young-min, Health and Welfare Minister Park Neung-hoo, Food and Drug Safety Minister Lee Eui-kyung, and Economy and Finance Deputy Minister Bang Ki-sun – joined a public-private discussion for innovation in the bio-heal...
Trade Minister Yoo meets with US Commerce Secretary Ross in Washington
Trade Minister Yoo Myung-hee (right) met with United States Department of Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in Washington, D.C., on May 14 (local time).During the meeting, the two top officials explored ways to expand trade and investment between the two countries. Trade Minister Yoo also explained Korea’s stance on Section 232 auto tariffs.