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Turkey
Republic of Turkey

Overview

  • Establishment of Diplomatic Relations : March 8, 1957
  • Bilateral Trade (2020) : $ 6,840 million
    • Exports : $ 5,540 million (Machineries, Electronics, Textile)
    • Imports : $ 1,300 million (Agricultural, Steel, Marine Products)
  • Bilateral Investment
    • ROK's investment in Turkey: $ 3,540 million(~2020)
    • Turkey investment in the ROK: $ 43 million(~2019)
  • Number of Koreans living in Turkey(2020) : about 2,727
  • High-level Exchanges
    • From the ROK to Turkey
      • 1977   May Prime Minister Choi Kyu-hah
      • 1990   Prime Minister Kang Young-hoon
      • 1995   December Deputy Minister for Policy Planning Ban Ki-moon
      • 1996   May Prime Minister Lee Soo-sung
      • 1999   November Minister of Foreign Affairs Hong Soon-young
      • 2004   April Minister of Foreign Affairs Ban Ki-moon
      • 2005   April President Roh Moo-hyun
      • 2007   April President of the Constitutional Court Lee Kang-kook
      • 2008   January Minister of Education, Science and Technology Kim Shin-il
      • 2008   July Minister of National Defense Lee Sang-hee
      • 2008   December Prime Minister Han Seung-soo
      • 2009   January Speaker of the National Assembly Kim Hyung O
      • 2009   March Prime Minister Han Seung-soo
      • 2010   March Minister for Trade Kim Jong-hoon
      • 2012   January Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Kim Sung-hwan
      • 2012   Feburary President Lee Myung-bak
      • 2013   August Prime Minister Chung Hong-won
      • 2013   October Speaker of the National Assembly Kang Chang-hee
      • 2013   November Cheif Justice of the Supreme Court Yang Sung-tae
      • 2014   April President of the Constitutional Court Park Han-chul
      • 2014   August Minister of Foreign Affairs Yun Byung-se
      • 2014   November Prosecutor General Kim Jin-tae
      • 2015   March Chair of Korea-Turkey Inter-Parliamentary Group, Lee Han-gu
      • 2015   April Minister of Patriots and Veterans Affairs, Park sungchoon
      • 2016   May Prime Minister Hwang Kyo-ahn(World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul)
      • 2017   March Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport, Kang Ho-in
      • 2017   September Speaker of the National Assembly, Chung Sye-Kyun(MIKTA Speakers' Consultation)
      • 2017   October Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport, Kim Hyun-mee
      • 2018   March Vice-Speaker of the National Assembly, Park Joo-Sun
      • 2018   August Minister of National Defense, Song Young-moo
      • 2018   October Speaker of the National Assembly, Moon Hee-sang(Meeting of Speakers of Eurasian Countries' Parliaments)
      • 2021   August Speaker of the National Assembly, Park Byeong-seug
    • From Turkey to the ROK
      • 1958   Prime Minister Adnan Menderes
      • 1976   June Minister of Foreign Affairs Ihsan Sabri Caglayangil
      • 1979   May Minister of Foreign Affairs Ahmet Gunduz Okcun
      • 1982   December President Kenan Evren
      • 1986   November Prime Minister Turgut Ozal
      • 1991   May Prime Minister Yildirim Akbulut
      • 2004   February Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan
      • 2008   October Minister of Transport Binali Yildirim
      • 2010   October President Gül
      • 2010   November Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan
      • 2011   May Speaker of the National Assembly Sahin
      • 2012   March Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan (Nuclear Security Summit)
      • 2014   September Mayor of Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality Kadir Topbas
      • 2014   October Speaker of the National Assembly Cemil Cicek
      • 2015   February Minister of Economy Nihat Zeybekci
      • 2015   May Minister of Foreign Affairs Mevlut Cavusoglu
      • 2017  December Prime Minister Binali Yildirim
      • 2018  May President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan
      • 2021  October Minister of Foreign Affairs Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu

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