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Benin
Republic of Benin

Overview

  • Establishment of Diplomatic Relations : August 1, 1961
  • Bilateral Trade(2017)
    • Exports : $ 42 million
    • Imports : $ 28 million
  • Number of Koreans living in Benin(2017) : 20
  • High-level Exchanges
    • From the ROK to Benin
      • 1996   SeptemberSpecial Envoy of the President Roh Young-chan
      • 2007   MarchPresident of Korea Cadastral Survey Corporation Kong Min-bae
      • 2012   OctoberDirector General of Korea Forest Service Kim Nam
      • 2013   AugustSpecial Envoy of the Foreign Minister Park Jae-sun
    • From Benin to the ROK
      • 1991   DecemberMinister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation Theodore Holo
      • 1992   MayPresident Nicephore Soglo
      • 1993   AugustDeputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Ologoudou
      • 2002   NovemberMinister of Foreign Affairs Antoine Idji Kolawole
      • 2005   MayMinister of Foreign Affairs Rogatien Biaou
      • 2006   NovemberPresident Boni Yayi
      • 2007   March, MayMinister of Foreign Affairs Mariam Boni Diallo
      • 2007   JuneSpecial Assistance to the President Zomahoun
      • 2011   NovemberMinister of Economy and Finance Adidjatou Mathys
      • 2012   OctoberChief of the Office of the Minister for Foreign Affairs Boco
      • 2016   OctoberMinister of Planing and Development Tchane