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Bilateral relations evolution between Chile and South Korea

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    The Chilean government recognized the Republic of Korea as a sovereign state.

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    In this year, South Korea and Chile established diplomatic relations.  

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    Inauguration of the Embassy of the Republic of Korea in Chile.

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    The Minister of Culture and Information from the Republic of Korea Chu Cheng 

    Yoon visited Chile and met with members of  the Governing Board. 

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    Commercial agreement. 

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    On this year, the first meeting of the Committee for Economic Cooperation Chile-Korea was held.

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    Aviation agreement.

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     Chancellor Lee Wong Kyung visited Chile. 

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    Cultural agreement.  

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    South Korea supported the entry of Chile to APEC, despite opposition from the United States and Australia.

     

     

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    Extradition agreement.  

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    Bilateral investment treaty. 

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    Visa exemption agreement (official and diplomatic passport). 

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    Bilateral meeting between the president of Chile Ricardo Lagos and the president of South Korea Kim Dae-Jung, before the opening of APEC 2001 in Shanghai, China. 

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    Nuclear cooperation agreement.  

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    The ministers of Foreign Relations, Cristian Barros and Sung-Hong Choi, from Chile and South Korea respectively, signed the Free Trade Agreement.

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    State visit of the president of South Korea Roh Moo-hyun to Chile. 

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    Customs cooperation agreement. 

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    The president of Chile Michelle Bachelet visited South Korea. 

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    At the beginning of the year, the president of Chile, Sebastian Piñera, visited Korea. After that, Korean President Lee Myung-bak went on an official tour in Chile.

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    Visit of the President of South Korea Park Geun-hye to Chile. 

Bilateral relations evolution between Colombia and South Korea

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    Colombia was the only Latin American country that played a role directly in the Korean War. 

    In this year, the first soldiers of Batallón Colombia arrived in the Korean peninsula.  

     

     

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    Colombia and the Republic of Korea established diplomatic relations.  

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    Cultural Agreement

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    Inauguration of the Colombian Embassy in South Korea.  

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    Science and Technology Agreement; Visa exemption Agreement 

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    Inauguration of the Korea International Cooperation Agency office in Colombia. 

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    Bilateral investment treaty. 

  • Juan Manuel Santos Calderón, president of Colombia, visited South Korea. During this official tour, both countries established a Country Partnership Strategy to strengthen the bilateral relation in the middle and long term.  

  • During the commemoration of 50 years of relations between South Korea and Colombia, the President of the Republic of Korea Lee Myung –Bak visited Bogota.

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    The Minister of Commerce, Industry and Tourism of Colombia, Sergio Díaz Granados, signed the Free Trade Agreement between Colombia and Korea in Seoul.  

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    Inauguration of the Monument to the Colombian Fallen Heroes who participated in the Korean War, installed at the base of the 15th Infantry Division, located in the Hwacheon region, South Korea.

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    The President of the Republic of Korea Park Geun-Hye paid an official visit to Colombia. During this tour, 19 instruments were signed in different areas, such as defense, health, mines, commerce and infrastructure

     

     

     

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    The president of Colombia Juan Manuel Santos, and the Korean Ambassador in Bogota Jang Myung-soo, inaugurated the Comprehensive Rehabilitation Center, whose objective is to provide care to men and women of the Public Force injured in acts of service. 

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    Inauguration of the “Colombian Park” (Gyeongmyeong park) in the city of Incheon, South Korea. 

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    Official visit of the Prime Minister of the Republic of Korea Lee Nak – Yon to Colombia.

Bilateral relations evolution between Mexico and South Korea

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    The Republic of Korea and Mexico established diplomatic relations. 

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    Inauguration of the Embassy of the Republic of Korea in Mexico.  


  • Cultural agreement.  

     

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    Inauguration of the Embassy of Mexico in South Korea. 

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    General Visa Waiver Agreement. 

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    Aviation agreement.  

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    Economic, Scientific and Technical Cooperation Agreement. 

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    State visit of the president of South Korea, Roh Tae-woo to Mexico.

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    Taxation agreement. 

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    State visit of the president of Mexico, Ernesto Zedillo to South Korea. 

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    Bilateral investment treaty.  

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    The president of Mexico Vicente Fox agreed with his Korean counterpart Kim Dae-jung, the establishment of the XXI Century Mexico-Korea Commission, with the mandate to study the perspectives of the bilateral relationship for the medium and long term, and present specific strategies and actions to be considered by both governments. 

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       Centenary of Korean migration to Mexico. 

     

     

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    Strategic Alliance for Mutual Prosperity between Mexico and South Korea. 

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    Nuclear cooperation agreement. 

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    Official visit of the president of South Korea Park Geun-hye to Mexico. 

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    In this year, Mexico and South Korea showed political will to
    relaunch the negotiations towards a Free Trade Agreement.

     

Bilateral relations evolution between Peru and South Korea

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    Peru and South Korea signed the “Joint Communication for the Establishment of Diplomatic Relations between the Republic of Peru and the Republic of Korea”. 

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    Establishment of the South Korean diplomatic mission in the Republic of Peru. 

     

     

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    Basic Agreement for Economic and Scientific Cooperation. 

     

     

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    Inauguration of the Embassy of Peru in South Korea. 

     

     

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    Peruvian President Alberto Fujimori visited South Korea.

     

     

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    Bilateral investment treaty. 

     

     

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    South Korean President Kim Young-sam made an official visit to the Republic of Peru, as part of a 12-day tour of Latin America and he was accompanied by representatives of the companies Samsung Electronics, Daewoo Motors, Gold Star, Kia Motors and Hyundai. 

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    Entry of Peru into the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) as a full member. 

     

     

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    Allan Wagner, Peruvian Minister of Foreign Affairs, visited South Korea. 

     

     

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    Peruvian President Alejandro Toledo visited South Korea. 

     

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    The Korean foreign minister Ban Ki-moon visited Peru. 

     

     

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    Visit of South Korean President Lee Myung-bak to Peru. 

     

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    Peruvian President Alan Garcia visited South Korea. 

     

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    Free Trade Agreement.

     

     

  • Comprehensive Strategic Partnership.

     

     

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    50th anniversary of bilateral diplomatic relations. 

     

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    Peruvian President Ollanta Humala and his Korean counterpart Park Geun-hye provided the Air Force of Peru (FAP) with the KT-1P, the first basic training aircraft co-produced in Peru.  

     

     

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    South Korean Prime Minister Hwang Gyoan visited Peru. 

     

     

Statistics

THE PACIFIC ALLIANCE & SOUTH KOREA TRADE BALANCE, BY COUNTRY (2001-2019)