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Philippines
Republic of the Philippines

Overview

  • Establishment of Diplomatic Relations : March 3, 1949
  • Bilateral Trade (2020) : $10.2 billion
    • Exports : $7.1 billion
    • Imports : $3.1 billion
  • Bilateral Investment(cumulative total as of 2020)
    • The ROK's investment in Philippines : $6.0 billion
    • Philippines' investment in ROK : $1.0 billion
  • People-to-People Exchanges(2019)
    • Number of Korean visitors to the Philippines : 1,989,322
    • Number of Philippines' visitors to the ROK : 516,503
  • Number of Koreans living in the Philippines (2020) : ​33,010
  • Number of Filipinos living in the ROK (2020) : 49,800
  • High-level Exchanges
    • From the Philippines to the ROK
      • Jun. 2009 President, Arroyo(ASEAN-ROK Commemorative Summit)
      • Oct. 2013 President, Benigno S. Aquino III
      • Dec. 2014 President, Benigno S. Aquino III(ASEAN-ROK Commemorative Summit)
      • Oct. 2015 Senate President, Drilon
      • Jun. 2018 President, Rodrigo R.Duterte
      • Nov. 2019 President, Rodrigo R.Duterte(ASEAN-ROK Commemorative Summit)
    • From the ROK to the Philippines
      • Jun. 2010 Special Envoy to the Presidential Inauguration, Kim Hwang-sik
      • Mar. 2011 Speaker of the National Assembly, Park Hee-tae
      • Nov. 2011 President, Lee Myung-bak
      • Oct. 2012 Special Envoy of President, Shim Jae-Chul
      • Mar. 2015 Speaker of the National Assembly, Chung Ui-hwa
      • Aug. 2015 President of the Constitutional Court, Park Han-Chul
      • Nov. 2015 President, Park Geun-hye(APEC)
      • May 2017 Special Envoy of President, Park Won-soon
      • Nov. 2017 President, Moon Jae-in(ASEAN Summit)

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