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Brazil
Federative Republic of Brazil

Overview

  • Establishment of Diplomatic Relations : October 31, 1959
  • Trade and Investment :
    • ROK exports to Brazil(2018) : 4.9 billion USD
    • Brazilian exports to the ROK(2018) : 3.9 billion USD
    • ROK aggregate investments in Brazil(2018) : 8.1 billion USD
  • Number of Koreans living in Brazil : about 50,000
  • High-level Exchanges
    • From Brazil to the ROK                                                        
      • 2001 January President  Fernando H. Cardoso
      • 2002 June Minister of Commerce and Industry, Sergio da Silva Amaral
      • 2003 May Chief of Inspection, Waldir Pires
      • 2005 May President  Lula
      • 2010 October President  Lula and President-elect  Dilma Rousseff
      • 2012 March Vice President  Michel Temer
      • 2013 August Minister of The Federal Court of Accounts of Brazil (TCU), Jose Mucio
      • 2013 November Vice President of The Federal Court of Accounts of Brazil (TCU), Aroldo Cedraz
      • 2015 May Minister of Education, Renato Janine Ribeiro
      • 2016 September Minister of Agriculture, Livestock and Supply, Blairo Maggi
      • 2017 June President of ABDI, Luiz Ferreira
      • 2018 May Minister of Foreign Affairs, Aloysio Nunes
    • From the ROK to Brazil                                                        
      • 1996 SeptemberPresident  Kim Young-sam
      • 1999 DecemberPrime Minister  Kim Jong-pil
      • 2004 NovemberPresident  Roh Moo-hyun
      • 2008 NovemberPresident  Lee Myung-bak
      • 2011 JanuaryPrime Minister  Kim Hwang-sik
      • 2012 MayMinister of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Kim Sung-hwan
      • 2012 JunePresident  Lee Myung-bak
      • 2014 DecemberVice Minister of Foreign Affairs, Cho Tae-yul
      • 2015 MarchDeputy Minister for Foreign Affairs, Kim Hong-kyun
      • 2015 AprilPresident  Park Geun-hye
      • 2015 JulyMinister of Education, Hwang Woo-yeo
      • 2015 JulyVice Minister of Land, Infrastructure and Transport, Kim Kyung-hwan
      • 2015 NovemberDirector of Culture Contents and Industry, Yoon Tae-yong
      • 2015 DecemberDeputy Minister of Trade, Industry and Energy, Woo Tae-hee
      • 2016 AugustMinister of Culture, Sports & Tourism, Kim Jong-deok
      • 2017 FebruaryDeputy Minister of Trade, Industry and Energy, Lee Sang-jin
      • 2017 DecemberFirst Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs, Lim Sung-nam
      • 2018 MarchPrime Minister, Lee Nak-yon

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