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U.K.
The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Overview

  • Establishment of Diplomatic Relations : Novemver 26,1883
  • Bilateral Trade (2019)
    • Exports : $55 Billion(Passenger car, Vessel, Jet fuel or kerosene, Part of aircraft)
    • Imports : $42 Billion(Pessenger car, Pharmaceuticals,  Crude petroleum, Primemover)
  • Bilateral Investments(~2019)
    • The ROK's Investment in the UK : $18.6 Billion
    • The UK's Investment in the ROK : $21.1  Billion
  • Number of Koreans living in U.K. (2019) : 40,770
  • High-level Exchanges
    • From the ROK to U.K.
      • 1986   AprilPresident Chun Doo-hwan
      • 1989   NovemberPresident Roh Tae-woo
      • 1995   MarchPresident Kim Young-sam
      • 1998   AprilPresident Kim Dae-jung
      • 2001   DecemberPresident Kim Dae-jung
      • 2004   DecemberPresident Roh Moo-hyun
      • 2006   FebruaryMinister of Foreign Affairs Ban Ki-moon
      • 2006   JuneMinister of Foreign Affairs Ban Ki-moon
      • 2006   MayDeputy Prime Minister for Economic Affairs Han Duck-soo
      • 2007   MayDeputy Prime Minister for Economy Affairs Kwon Oh-kyu
      • 2007   JuneChairman of Financial Supervisory Service Yoon Jeung-hyun
      • 2008   MayChairman of Financial Supervisory Service Jeon Kwang-woo
      • 2008   MayMinister of Strategy and Finance Kang Man-soo
      • 2008   OctoberPresidential Special Envoy Sa-Kong-il
      • 2009   FebrearyPresidential Special Envoy Sa Kong-il
      • 2009   AprilPresident Lee Myung-bak (G20)
      • 2010   JanuaryMinister of Foreign Affairs Yu Myung-hwan
      • 2010   MayMinister of Health and Welfare Jeon Jae-hee
      • 2013   AprilSpecial envoy of the President Former Prime Minister Han Seung-soo
        (to ttend the funeral of former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher)
      • 2013   NovemberPresident Park Geun-hye
      • 2014   DecemberMinister of Foreign Affairs Yun Byung-se
      • 2014   DecemberMinister of Government Administration and Home Affairs Chong Jung-Sup
      • 2015   June Deputy Prime Minister Choi Kyung-hwan
      • 2015   June Chief Justice of the Supreme Court Yang Seung-tae
      • 2016   MarchMinister of Culture Kim Jong-deok
      • 2016   MayMinister of Justice Kim Hyun-woong
      • 2017   FebrearyMinister of Foreign Affairs Yun Byung-se From U.K. to the ROK
      • 2017   MarchSecretary-General of the National Assembly Woo Yoon-keun
      • 2017   NovemberMinister of Trade, Industry and Energy Paik Un-gyu
      • 2018   JanuarySpeaker of the national Assembly Chung Se-kyun
      • 2018   MayPrime Minister Lee Nak-yeon
      • 2018   JulyMinister of Foreign Affairs Kang Kyung-wha
      • 2020   FebrearyMinister of Foreign Affairs Kang Kyung-wha
      • 2021   May Minister of Foreign Affairs Chung Eui-yong
      • 2021   JunePresident Moon Jae-in(G7)
      • 2021   NovemberPresident Moon Jae-in(COP26)
    • From U.K. to the ROK
      • 1986   MayPrime Minister Margaret Thatcher
      • 1992   NovemberPrince Charles and Princess Diana
      • 1996   MarchPrime Minister John Major
      • 1997   AprilDuke of Gloucester
      • 1997   OctoberDuke of Kent
      • 1999   AprilQueen Elizabeth II
      • 2000   OctoberPrime Minister Tony Blair
      • 2003   JulyPrime Minister Tony Blair
      • 2001   AprilDuke of York
      • 2005   NovemberDuke of York
      • 2006   OctoberDeputy Prime Minister John Prescott
      • 2008   SeptemberDuke of York
      • 2008   DecemberG20 Special Envoy Timms
      • 2009   OctoberMinister of Business, Innovation and Skills Peter Benjamin Mandelson
      • 2010   NovemberPrime Minister David Cameron
      • 2012   MarchDeputy Prime Minister Clegg (To attend Seoul Nuclear Security Summit)
      • 2013   OctoberSecretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs William Hague
        (To attend Seoul Conference on Cyberspace 2013)
      • 2015   AugustSecretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs Philip Hammond
      • 2016   DecemberChancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond
      • 2017   FebrearySecretary of state for Digital, Cuture, Media and Sport Karen Bradley
      • 2017   AprilSecretary of state for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Greg Clark
      • 2018   FebrearyPrincess Anne(Pyeongchang Winter Olympics)
      • 2019   MayDuke of York
      • 2020   SeptemberFirst Secretary of State and Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth, and Development Affairs Dominic Raab

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