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Gabon
Gabonese Republic

Overview

  • Establishment of Diplomatic Relations : October 1, 1962
  • Bilateral Trade(2020) : $ 170 million
    • Exports : $ 10 million
    • Imports : $ 160 million
  • Official Development Assistance(1991-2015) : $ 1.53m
  • Number of Koreans living in Gabon(2019 Feb) : 105
  • High-level Exchanges
    • From the ROK to Gabon
      • 1980   November Minister of Foreign Affairs Roh Shin-young
      • 1982   August President Chun Doo-hwan
      • 1985   August Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs Lee Sang-ock
      • 1995   June Special Envoy of the President Ban Ki-moon
      • 1997   January President of the Constitutional Court of Korea Kim Yong-joon
      • 2006   August Deputy Minister of Commerce, Industry and Energy Lee Won-gul
      • 2011   April Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Kim Sung-hwan
      • 2011   October KIPO Commissioner Kim Young Min
    • From Gabon to the ROK
      • 1975   July President El Hadj Omar Bongo Ondimba
      • 1984   September President El Hadj Omar Bongo Ondimba
      • 1992   August Minister of Foreign Affairs Pascaline Bongo Ondimba
      • 1996   August President El Hadj Omar Bongo Ondimba
      • 2000   March Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Marc Adolphe Doumi Mandatsi
      • 2001   June Chairperson of the National Assembly Guy Nzouba Ndama
      • 2001   October President of the National Electoral Commission Gilbert Ngoulakia
      • 2004   Novembe rChairperson of the United Nations General Assembly and Minister of Foreign Affairs Jean Ping
      • 2005   May Minister of Transportation and Civil Aviation Pierre-Claver Maganga Moussavou
      • 2006   November Minister for Trade and Industry Paul Biyoghe Mba
      • 2007   February Vice President of the National Assembly of Peace Engohang Obiang Gaston
      • 2007   May Minister of Transportation and Civil Aviation Pierre-Claver Maganga Moussavou
      • 2007   August President El Hadj Omar Bongo Ondimba
      • 2007   Decembe rDeputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Michel Mboussou
      • 2008   October Minister of State for Mines, Petroleum and Hydrocarbon Casimir Oye Mba
      • 2008   November President of the Constitutional Court Marie Madeleine Mborantsuo
      • 2010   September Minister of Mine and Oil Bekale
      • 2010   October President Ali Bongo
      • 2011   July Minister of Mine and Oil Chambrier
      • 2011   October Minister of National Defense Ondzounga
      • 2012   March President Bongo
      • 2013   March President of Constitutional Court Mborantsuo
      • 2013   March Minister of Oil and Energy Ngoubou
      • 2013   June Minister of Foreign Affairs Ngondet
      • 2013   July Director General of ANINF Bongo
      • 2013   October Minister of Information and Communication Louembe
      • 2014   May Minister of Culture Reteno
      • 2014   October Minister of Information and Communication Ngoua
      • 2014   October Minister of Forest and Environment Messone
      • 2015   April Minister of Energy and Water Resources Guedon
      • 2015   November Minister of Transportation Mengue
        Managing Director of National Agency for Digital Infrastructure and Frequencies Bongo
      • 2016   October Minister Delegate of Economy Houangni Ambouroue
      • 2016   December Deputy Minister For Multilateral and Global Affairs Choi Jongmoon 

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