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Trade Minister Yoo meets with Canada’s Trade Diversification Minister
Trade Minister Yoo Myung-hee (left) had a meeting with Canadian International Trade Diversification Minister Jim Carr in Seoul on June 10.The Ministers discussed a range of issues with a focus on bilateral trade, including the implementation of the Korea-Canada Free Trade Agreement.
Korea, UK sign bilateral free trade agreement in principle in Seoul
Trade Minister Yoo Myung-hee (left) signed a Korea-UK free trade agreement in principle with UK Secretary of State for International Trade Liam Fox in Seoul on June 10.The agreement was reached to ensure the stability and continuity of the trade between the two countries ahead of Britain’s exit from the European Union.
Trade Minister Yoo meets with India’s Commerce Minister in Japan
Trade Minister Yoo Myung-hee (left) met with India’s Minister of Commerce and Industry Piyush Goyal on June 8 at the G20 Ministerial Meeting on Trade and Digital Economy held in Tsukuba, Japan.The Ministers reconfirmed the agreement that the two sides will strike a deal within this year to enhance the Korea-India Comprehensive Economic Partne...
Korea, Philippines launch free trade negotiations in Seoul
Trade Minister Yoo Myung-hee (right) and the Philippines’ Secretary of Trade and Industry Ramon M. Lopez signed a joint declaration to launch negotiations for a free trade agreement between Korea and the Philippines at a ceremony held in Seoul on June 3.During the event, Trade Minister Yoo said the Korea-Philippines FTA will provide opportuni...
Industry Ministry, China’s Jiangsu Province to advance trade, investment ties
Trade, Industry and Energy Minister Sung Yun-mo (left) met with Communist Party Secretary of China’s Jiangsu Province Lou Qinjian in Seoul on May 27.Minister Sung and Secretary Lou discussed ways to promote cooperation between the two sides in industry, trade, and investment.As part of this effort, the two officials signed a memorandum of und...
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 ...
Minister Sung convenes breakfast meeting with Korean business leaders in Uzbekistan
Trade, Industry and Energy Minister Sung Yun-mo (center) convened a breakfast meeting with Korean business leaders to discuss economic cooperation with Uzbekistan in Tashkent on April 19 (local time).On the same day, government agencies, institutions, and companies from Korea and Uzbekistan signed a total of ten memoranda of understanding (MOUs) as...
Korea, Philippines hold trade ministerial meeting in Manila
Trade Minister Yoo Myung-hee (fifth from the right) and Philippine Trade and Industry Secretary Ramon M. Lopez (fifth from the left) explored ways to boost economic and trade ties between the two countries at a ministerial meeting held in Manila on April 17 (local time).The two sides agreed to make the best effort to conclude negotiations for ...
Minister Sung and Turkmen Finance Minister vow to step up cooperation in industry and energy
Trade, Industry and Energy Minister Sung Yun-mo (left) and Turkmenistan Finance and Economy Minister Batyr Bazarov signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on expanding cooperation in standardization at a Korea-Turkmenistan MOU signing ceremony held in Ashgabat on April 16 (local time).In addition to the above signed MOU, five more MOUs were inke...
The 2nd Korea-Saudi Arabia Vision 2030 Committee Meeting takes place in Seoul
Trade, Industry and Energy Minister Sung Yun-mo and Saudi Arabia’s Economy and Planning Minister Mohammad Al-Tuwaijri reviewed the status of bilateral economic cooperation between Korea and Saudi Arabia and discussed future plans at the second Korea-Saudi Vision 2030 Committee Meeting held in Seoul on April 3.During the meeting, the two count...