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Ethiopia
Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia

Overview

  • Establishment of Diplomatic Relations : December 23, 1963
  • Bilateral Trade(2018)
    • Exports : $ 105 million
    • Imports : $ 54 million
  • Infantry men of 3,518 from Ethiopia have participated in the Korean War
  • Official Development Assistance(1991-2017) : $ 293.2m
  • Number of Koreans living in Ethiopia(2017) : 500
  • High-level Exchanges
    • From the ROK to Ethiopia
      • 1994   MaySpecial Envoy Roh Young-chan
      • 1995   MayVice Minister of Foreign Affairs Lee Shi-young (As a Special Envoy of the President)
      • 1996   JanuaryPresident of the Korean International Cooperation Agency(KOICA) Cheong Joo-nyun
      • 2003   MayDelegation of the National Assembly's Committee for Unification, Foreign Affairs and Trade (Congressmen Cho Woong-kyu, Yoo Heung-soo, Kim Yong-kap)
      • 2003   JulySpecial Envoy of the Minister Ahn Hyo-seung
      • 2003   DecemberPresident of KOICA Kim Suk-hyun
      • 2005   JuneVice Minister of Foreign Affairs
      • 2007   JanuaryPresident of KOICA
      • 2009   NovemberAmbassador for Overseas Koreans
      • 2010   FebruaryDeputy Minister of Political Affairs
      • 2010   JuneDeputy Prime Minister
      • 2011   JanuaryvAmbassador for Energy and Resources
      • 2011   JanuaryvMember of National Assembly
      • 2011   JanuaryvDeputy Minister of Political Affairs
      • 2011   JulyPresident Lee Myung Bak
      • 2012   MarchGovernor of the North Gyeongsang Province Kim Kwan-Yong
      • 2012   SeptemberMinister of Foreign Affairs Kim Sung Hwan
      • 2013   JanuaryMinister of Foreign Affairs Kim Sung Hwan
      • 2013   SeptemberGovernor of the North Gyeongsang Province Kim Kwan-Yong
      • 2013   DecemberKorea-Ethiopia Friendship Association
      • 2014   JulyAssistant Minister of Foreign Affairs Lee Kyung-soo
      • 2015   JanuaryDeputy Minister for Multilateral and Global Affairs Shin Dong-ik
      • 2015   FebruaryDeputy Prime Minister and Miniter of Education Hwang Woo-yea
      • 2015   MarchMinister of Government Administration and Home Affairs Chong Jong Sup
      • 2015   JulyMinister of Foreign Affairs Yun Byung-se
      • 2015   DecemberMinister of Patriots and Veterans Affairs Park Sungchoon
      • 2016   MayPresident Park Geun-hye
      • 2016   July, DecmberMinister of Foreign Affairs Yun Byung-se
    • From Ethiopia to the ROK
      • 1992   NovemberMinister of Foreign Affairs Seyoum
      • 1995   NovemberDeputy Prime Minister Tamrat
      • 1997   OctoberMinister of Construction Haile
      • 1998   OctoberPrime Minister Meles Zenawi
      • 2002   JulyVice Speaker of the House Petros
      • 2004   JuneDeputy Minister of Infra Haile
      • 2007   MayMinister of Planning and Development Yilala
      • 2009   NovemberMinister of Foreign Affairs Seyoum Mesfin
      • 2010   AprilState Minister of Foreign Affairs
      • 2010   SeptemberMinister of Reconstruction
      • 2010   NovemberPrime Minister Meles
      • 2011   NovemberPrime Minister Meles
      • 2012   JuneGovernor of Tigray Abay
      • 2013   JuneMinister of Foreign Affairs Tedros
      • 2013   JuneSpeaker of the House Abadula
      • 2013   JulyMinister for the Civil Service Mukhtar
      • 2013   JulyMinister of Defence Fegessa
      • 2013   OctoberMinister of Water Resources and Energy Alemayehu
      • 2013   NovemberMinister of Science and Technology Demitu
      • 2014   FebruarySpeaker of the House Abadula
      • 2014   FebruaryVice Minister of Government Administration Mesrak
      • 2014   JuneGovernor for Amhara Gedu
      • 2014   JulyOctober Governor for Oromia Mukhtar
      • 2014   OctoberGovernor for Tigray Abay
      • 2014   OctoberMinister of State Muferihat
      • 2014   OctoberMinister of Information and Communication Debretsion
      • 2014   DecemberDeputy Prime Minister Demeke
      • 2014   DecemberVice Minister of Industry Tadesse
      • 2014   DecemberVice Minister of Information and Communication Technology Getachew
      • 2015   FebruaryMinister of Industry Ahmed
      • 2015   FebruaryMinister of Science and Technology Demitu
      • 2015   AprilPresident Mulatu, Minister of Water, Irrigation and Energy Alemayehu
      • 2015   JuneMinister of Urban Development and Construction Mekuria
      • 2015   OctoberMinister of Information and Communication Deberetsion
      • 2015   OctoberMinister of Transportation Workneh
      • 2015   NovemberMinister of Urban Development and Construction Mekuria
      • 2015   NovemberMinister of Finance and Economic Development Abdulaziz
      • 2018 MayMinister of Finance and Economic Development Abraham Tekeste
      • 2018 JulySpecial Envoy Abadula

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