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U.S.A.
The United States of America

Overview

  • Establishment of Diplomatic Relations
    • May 22, 1882 : Conclusion of the Treaty of Peace, Amity, Commerce and Navigation between the Kingdom of Chosun(Korea) and the United States
    • January 1, 1949 : U.S. Official Recognition of the Republic of Korea
  • Bilateral Trade(2018) : $131.59billion
    • Exports : $72.72billion (12.02% of total exports)
    • Imports : $58.87billion (11% of total imports)
  • Number of Koreans living in U.S.A.(2016) : 2.49 million
  • People to People Exchanges(2017)
    • Korean visitors to U.S.A : 2.33 million
    • American visitors to ROK :0.87 million
  • High-level Exchanges
    • From U.S.A. to the ROK
      • 2009   FebruarySecretary of State Hillary Clinton
      • 2009   NovemberPresident Barack Obama
      • 2010   MaySecretary of State Hillary Clinton
      • 2010   JulySecretary of State Hillary Clinton and Secretary of Defense Robert Gates
      • 2010   NovemberPresident Barack Obama (G-20 Summit)
      • 2011   AprilSecretary of State Hillary Clinton
      • 2011   AprilSecretary of Commerce Gary Locke
      • 2011   OctorberSecretary of Defense Leon Panetta
      • 2011   NovemberSecretary of State Hillary Clinton
      • 2012   MarchPresident Barack Obama
      • 2013   AprilSecretary of State John Kerry
      • 2013   DecemberVice President Joseph Biden
      • 2014   FebruarySecretary of State John Kerry
      • 2014   AprilPresident Barack Obama
      • 2015   MaySecretary of State John Kerry
      • 2015   JulySecond Lady Jill Biden
      • 2017   MarchSecretary of State Rex Tillerson
      • 2017   AprilVice President Mike Pence
      • 2017   NovemberPresident Donald Trump
      • 2018   FebruaryVice President Mike Pence
      • 2018   FebruaryAdvisor to the President Ivanka Trump
      • 2018   June Secretary of State Mike Pompeo
      • 2018 Octorber Secretary of State Mike Pompeo
      • 2019 JunePresident Donald Trump
    • From the ROK to U.S.A.
      • 2009   JuneForeign Minister Yu Myung-hwan
      • 2009   JunePresident Lee Myung-bak
      • 2009   SeptemberPresident Lee Myung-bak (Climate Change Summit, UN General Assaembly, G-20 Summit)
      • 2009   SeptemberForeign Minister Yu Myung-hwan(UN General Assaembly)
      • 2010   FebruaryForeign Minister Yu Myung-hwan(ROK-U.S. Strategic Dialogue)
      • 2010   AprilPresident Lee Myung-bak(Nuclear Security Summit)
      • 2010   DecemberForeign Minister Kim Sung-hwan(OSCE)
      • 2011   JuneForeign Minister Kim Sung-hwan
      • 2011   SeptemberPresident Lee Myung-bak (UN General Assembly)
      • 2011   OctoberPresident Lee Myung-bak (Washington, Detroit, Chicago)
      • 2012   MarchForeign Minister Kim Sung-hwan
      • 2012   JuneForeign Minister Kim Sung-hwan (2+2)
      • 2012   SeptemberForeign Minister Kim Sung-hwan (UN General Assembly)
      • 2013   AprilForeign Minister Yun Byung-se
      • 2013   MayPresident Park Geun Hye (New York, Washington, Los Angeles)
      • 2013   SeptemberForeign Minister Yun Byung-se (UN General Assembly)
      • 2014   JanuaryForeign Minister Yun Byung-se
      • 2014   SeptemberPresident Park Geun Hye (U.N. General Assembly)
      • 2014   SeptemberForeign Minister Yun Byung-se (UN General Assembly)
      • 2014   OctoberForeign Minister Yun Byung-se (2+2)
      • 2015   JuneForeign Minister Yun Byung-se
      • 2015   AugustForeign Minister Yun Byung-se (Seattle, Anchorage, Honoluu)
      • 2015   SeptemberPresident Park Geun Hye (UN General Assembly)
      • 2015   SeptemberForeign Minister Yun Byung-se (UN General Assembly)
      • 2015   OctoberPresident Park Geun Hye
      • 2016   MarchPresident Park Geun Hye (Nuclear Security Summit)
      • 2016   SeptemberForeign Minister Yun Byung-se (UN General Assembly)
      • 2016   OctoberForeign Minister Yun Byung-se (2+2)
      • 2017   MarchForeign Minister Yun Byung-se
        (Ministeral of the Global Coalition Meeting on the Defeat ISIS)
      • 2017   AprilForeign MInister Yun Byung-se
        (Ministerial Meeting of UN Security Council on Denuclearization of DPRK)
      • 2017   JunePresident Moon Jae-in
      • 2017   JuneForeign Minister Kang Kyung-wha
      • 2017   SeptemberPresident Moon Jae-in(UN General Assembly)
      • 2017   SeptemberForeign Minister Kang Kyung-wha
      • 2018   MarchForeign Minister Kang Kyung-wha
      • 2018   MayForeign Minister Kang Kyung-wha
      • 2018   MayPresident Moon Jae-in
      • 2018   JulyForeign Minister Kang Kyung-wha(New York)            
      • 2018   SeptemberPresident Moon Jae-in(UN General Assembly)            
      • 2018   SeptemberForeign Minister Kang Kyung-wha(UN General Assembly)            
      • 2018   DecemberForeign Minister Kang Kyung-wha            
      • 2019   MarchForeign Minister Kang Kyung-wha            
      • 2019   AprilPresident Moon Jae-in   
      • 2019   SeptemberPresident Moon Jae-in(UN General Assembly)           

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