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Minister Sung meets with U.S. Ambassador to Korea Harry Harris
Minister of Trade, Industry and Energy Sung Yunmo (right) met with U.S. Ambassador to Korea Harry B. Harris at the Government Complex Seoul on November 16.During the meeting, Minister Sung and Ambassador Harris discussed bilateral cooperation between the two countries on economy, trade, and energy.
Minister Sung meets with Canadian Senate Speaker George Furey
Trade, Industry and Energy Minister Sung Yunmo (right) met with Canadian Senate Speaker George Furey for a discussion at the Government Complex Seoul on November 12.The meeting was also attended by Canadian Senators Grant Mitchell, Yonah Martin, and Sarabjit S. Marwah, as well as Canadian Ambassador-designate to Korea Michael Danagher.
Trade Ministry to enhance industrial cooperation with Bulgaria
The Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy held the second Korea-Bulgaria Industrial Cooperation Committee with the Korea Trade Commission’s Standing Commissioner Kang Myung-soo (left) and Bulgarian Deputy Minister of Economy Lachezar Borisov leading the talks in Seoul on November 2.The two sides discussed efforts for cooperation in economy, ...
Minister Sung attends Korea-Italy Business Networking Seminar in Rome
Trade, Industry and Energy Minister Sung Yunmo (center) attended the memorandum of understanding (MOU) signing ceremony held at the Korea-Italy Business Networking Seminar in Rome, Italy, on October 17.At the event, the Korea Trade-Investment Promotion Agency (KOTRA) and the Italian Trade Agency (ITA) signed an MOU for investment cooperation betwee...
Trade Minister Kim, USTR Lighthizer sign revised KORUS FTA
Trade Minister Kim Hyun-chong (left) and United States Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer signed the revised Korea-U.S. (KORUS) Free Trade Agreement as a summit between Korean and U.S. presidents took place in New York City on September 24.The Trade Ministry now plans to proceed with its remaining domestic procedures, including submitting an ap...
Trade Minister Kim chairs meeting to discuss recent trade issues and review existing trade deals
Trade Minister Kim Hyun-chong (second from left) chaired a meeting to discuss recent international trade issues and review existing free trade agreements with government officials, industry representatives, and academics in Seoul on September 20.During his opening remarks at the meeting, Minister Kim said that global trade conditions are rapidly ch...
Korea, MERCOSUR convene first round of negotiations for trade agreement
Korean government officials led by the Trade Ministry’s Director General for Free Trade Agreement Negotiations Kim Ki-joon (center) met with their counterparts from the South American trade bloc, MERCOSUR, led by Director General for Integration and MERCOSUR Affairs of the Uruguayan Foreign Ministry Valeria Csukasi (second from left) to conve...
Minister Paik delivers speech on industrial cooperation at Korea-Indonesia Business and Investment Forum
Trade, Industry and Energy Minister Paik Ungyu delivered a speech on industrial cooperation at the Korea-Indonesia Business Investment Forum attended by Indonesian President Joko Widodo in Seoul on September 10.During his welcoming remarks, Minister Paik called for strengthening cooperation between the two Asian countries in manufacturing, infrastr...
Trade Minister attends 6th RCEP ministerial meeting
Trade Minister Kim Hyun-chong (fifth from right in the first row) attended the sixth Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) ministerial meeting held in Singapore from August 30 to 31.During the meeting, Trade Minister Kim and top trade officials from 16 countries including China, Japan, and Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)...
Trade Ministry publishes agreed outcomes of Korea-US FTA amendment and modification negotiations
The Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy and the Office of the United States Trade Representative published the agreed outcomes of amendment and modification negotiations to the Korea-US Free Trade Agreement at 10:00 p.m. (local time) on September 3.As the first step in its domestic procedure, the Ministry will gather public comments on the Korea...