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Minister Paik pushes for Korea-Singapore ties in industry, energy, and trade
Minister of Trade, Industry and Energy Paik Ungyu (right) sought stronger Korea-Singapore ties in terms of industry, energy, and trade, and called for more joint action in those areas, during talks with Singaporean Minister for Trade and Industry Chan Chun Sing, in Singapore on May 15. During his two-day visit to Singapore, Minister Paik ag...
Ministry launches task force to study effect of re-imposed US sanctions on Iran
Vice Minister of Trade, Industry and Energy Lee In-ho (right) led the inaugural meeting of the Ministry’s task force, launched to deal with renewed U.S. sanctions on Iran, in Seoul on May 9. Other attendees included refineries and oil industry groups. The Ministry launched the task force following the U.S. decision to withdraw from th...
Minister Paik discusses Korea-Japan industrial and trade ties
Minister of Trade, Industry and Energy Paik Ungyu (left) met with Japanese Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry Hiroshige Seko to enhance their bilateral cooperation in the industrial, energy, and trade sectors in Tokyo on May 8. In his opening remarks during the ministerial meeting, Minister Paik said that the two countries should seek ...
Minister Paik talks with Saudi counterpart to improve energy and industrial ties
Trade, Industry and Energy Minister Paik Ungyu (right) talked with Saudi Arabia’s Energy, Industry, and Mineral Resources Minister Khalid A. Al-Falih to bolster energy and industrial ties in Seoul on May 4.The two ministers reviewed the progress of the Korea-Saudi Arabia Vision 2030, agreed to coordinate its second committee meeting, and disc...
Minister Paik attends Korea-Turkey business forum
Trade, Industry and Energy Minister Paik Ungyu (fourth from right) met with Turkey’s Economy Minister Nihat Zeybekci (fifth from right) to enhance business ties between the two countries at the Korea-Turkey business forum held in Seoul on May 2.In his congratulatory address at the forum, Minister Paik highlighted that entrepreneurial cooperat...
Minister Paik discusses with US Trade Representative
Trade, Industry and Energy Minister Paik Ungyu (right) and United States Trade Representative (USTR) Robert Lighthizer discussed the progress of writing a draft for Korea-U.S. Free Trade Agreement (FTA) amendments during his visit to the Office of the USTR in Washington, D.C. on April 23 (U.S. Eastern time).Accompanied by the Korean delegation for ...
Minister Paik meets with US counterpart to enhance economic cooperation
Trade, Industry and Energy Minister Paik Ungyu (right) met with U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross to discuss strengthening economic cooperation between Korea and the U.S. in Washington, D.C. on April 23 (U.S. Eastern time).During the meeting, Minister Paik agreed with Secretary Ross to hold regular dialogues between the two countries for industri...
Trade Minister Kim meets with Myanmarese counterpart
Trade Minister Kim Hyun-chong (right) co-chaired a meeting with Myanmar’s Commerce Minister Than Myint to have detailed discussion on economic cooperation between the two countries during his visit to Naypyidaw, Myanmar on April 23 (Myanmar time).During the meeting, Trade Minister Kim suggested the designation of special economic zone ...
Korea to enhance economic ties with Myanmar
Trade Minister Kim Hyun-chong (third from left) met with Myanmar’s State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi (center) to have a discussion on efforts to enhance economic ties between the two countries in Naypyidaw, Myanmar on April 23 (Myanmar time).The visit to Myanmar by Trade Minister Kim was the first by a Korean ministerial-level official si...
Minister Paik seeks energy cooperation with IDB in Washington, DC
Trade, Industry and Energy Minister Paik Ungyu (right) signed a memorandum of understanding for energy cooperation with Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) President Luis Alberto Moreno at the IDB president’s office in Washington, D.C. on April 19 (Eastern U.S. time).During his visit to the IDB, Minister Paik emphasized that Korea’s e...