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France
French Republic

Overview

  • Establishment of Diplomatic Relations : February 15, 1949
  • Bilateral Trade(2019)
    • Exports : $3,317 million(Passenger car, Storage battery, Electric automobile, Integrated circuit semicondutor)
    • Imports : $5,835 million(Cosmetics, Bag, Pharmaceuticals, Integrated circuit semicondutor)
  • Bilateral Investment        
    • The ROK's Investment in France(~2018) : $2,883 million
    • France's Investment in the ROK(~2019) : $8,571 million
  • Number of Koreans living in France(2019) : 29,167
  • High-level Exchanges
    • From the ROK to France
      • 1986   AprilPresident Chun Doo-hwan
      • 1989   NovemberPresident Roh Tae-woo
      • 1993   JanuaryMinister of Foreign Affairs Lee Sang-ok
      • 1993   JuneMinister of Foreign Affairs Han Seung-joo
      • 1995   MarchPresident Kim Young-sam
      • 1999   JunePrime Minister Kim Jong-pil
      • 2000   MarchPresident Kim Dae-jung
      • 2001   JulyMinister of Foreign Affairs Han Seung-soo
      • 2002   NovemberDeputy Prime Minister Jeon Yun-chul
      • 2003   NovemberMinister of Foreign Affairs Yun Young-kwan
      • 2004   DecemberPresident Roh Moo-hyun
      • 2006   FebruaryMinister of Foreign Affairs Ban Ki-moon
      • 2006   JunePrime Minster Han Myeong-sook
      • 2007   JunePrime Minster Han Duk-soo
      • 2007   DecemberMinister of National Defense Kim Jang-soo
      • 2008   OctoberSpecial Envoy of the President Sakong-Il
      • 2008   NovemberChairman of National Assembly Kim Hyung-oh
      • 2009   FebruarySpecial Envoy of the President Sakong-Il
      • 2009   JunePrime Minister Han Seung-soo
      • 2011   MayPresident Lee Myung-bak
      • 2013   NovemberPresident Park Geun-hye
      • 2015   JulyMinister of Foreign Affairs Yun Byung-se
      • 2015   SeptemberPrime Minster Hwang Kyo-ahn
      • 2016   JunePresident Park Geun-hye
      • 2016   JuneMinister of Defense Han Min-koo
      • 2016   AugustMinister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Kim Jong-deok
      • 2017   OctoberMinister of Foreign Affairs Kang Kyung-wha
      • 2017   NovemberMinister of Trade, Industry and Energy Paik Un-hyu
      • 2018   MarchMinister of Science and ICT Yoo Young Min
      • 2018   MarchMinister of Employment and Labor Kim Young-joo
      • 2018   OctoberPresident Moon Jae-in
      • 2018   NovemberMinister of the Interior and Safety, Kim Boo-Kyum
      • 2019   MayMinister of Foreign Affairs Kang Kyung-wha
      • 2019   June Minister of Culture, sports and Tourism Park Yang-woo
      • 2019   DecemberMinister of SMEs and Startups Park Young-sun
      • 2021   OctoberMinister of Foreign Affairs Chung Eui-yong(OECD)
    • From France to the ROK
      • 1985   AprilPrime Minister Laurent Fabius
      • 1991   MayPrime Minister Michel Rocard
      • 1993   SeptemberPresident Francois Mitterand
      • 1998   FebruaryFormer Prime Minister Pierre Mauroy
      • 2000   OctoberPresident Jacques Chirac
      • 2002   NovemberMinister of Defense and Veterans Affairs Michele Alliot-Marie
      • 2003   JanuaryMinister of Foreign Affairs Dominique de Villepin
      • 2003   MayMinister of State for War Veterans M. Hamlaoui Mekachera
      • 2007   MarchMinister of Defense Alliot-Marie
      • 2008   JuneMinister of Trade Idrac
      • 2009   OctoberSpecial Envoy of the President Lang
      • 2010   MarchMinister of Foreign Affairs Bernard Kouchner
      • 2010   JuneMinister of Economy, Industry and Employment Lagarde
      • 2010   NovemberPresident Nicolas Sarkozy
      • 2011   OctoberPrime Minister Fillon
      • 2012   MarchPrime Minister Fillon (To attend Seoul Nuclear Security Summit)
      • 2013   FebruaryMinister of Higher Education and Research Genevieve Fioraso
      • 2013   JulyPrime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault
      • 2015   NovemberPresident Francois Hollande
      • 2016   MarchMinister of Foreign Affairs Jean-Marc Ayrault
      • 2016   MayMinister of State for State Reform and Simplification Jean-Vincent Place
      • 2016   NovemberMinister of State for State Reform and Simplification Jean-Vincent Place
      • 2017   MarchMinister of State for State reform and simplification Jean-Vincent Place
      • 2018   FebruaryMinister of Europe and Foreign Affairs Jean-Yves Le Drian
      • 2018   FebruaryMinister of Sports Laura Flessel
      • 2018   MarchMinister of Sports Laura Flessel
      • 2018   MarchSecretary of State in charge of People with Disabilities Sophie Cluzel
      • 2019   FebruarySecretary of State for Digital Affairs Mounir Mahjoubi
      • 2019   MaySecretary of State for Economy and Finance Agnes Pannier-Runacher
      • 2019   AugustCongressman Son-Forget
      • 2019   NovemberSecretary of State for Digital Affairs Cédric O
      • 2021   AprilSecretary of State for Digital Affairs Cédric O
      • 2021   JuneSecretary of State for Digital Affairs Cédric O
      • 2021   NovemberSecretary of State for Digital Affairs Cédric O

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