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Guatemala
Republic of Guatemala

Overview

  • Establishment of Diplomatic Relations : October 24, 1962
  • GDP(2018) : $78.5 billion
  • GDP(per capita) : $4,549
  • Economic Growth Rate: 3.1%
  • Exports : $11 billion
  • Imports : $19.5 billion
  • Inflation Rate : 5.68%
  • Bilateral Trade(2018)
    • Exports : $237 million
    • Imports : $67 million
  • Number of Koreans living in Guatemala(2019) : about 5,501
  • High-level Exchanges
    • From the ROK to Guatemala
      • 1996 September, President, Kim Young Sam
      • 2004 January, Policy Coordinator at the Prime Minister’s office, Lee Young Tak
      • 2007 July, President Roh Moo-hyun
      • 2016 January, Special Envoy, Won Yoo Chul
      • 2017 February, Deputy Speaker of National Assembly, Park Joo Sun
    • From Guatemala to the ROK
      • 1992 August, President, Jorge Serrano
      • 1998 June, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Eduardo Stein
      • 2004 July, National Assembly Speaker, Francisco Morales
      • 2006 February, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Jorge Briz
      • 2012 May, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Caballeros
      • 2013 May, Minister of Economy, Sergio de la Torre
      • 2015 March, President of the Bank of Guatemala, Julio Suarez
      • 2016 October, Secretary for Planning and Programming of the Office, Miguel Moir
      • 2018 September, President, Constitutional Court of Guatemala, Dina Ochoa

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