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Iceland
Republic of Iceland

Overview

  • Establishment of Diplomatic Relations : October 10, 1962
  • Bilateral Trade(2018)
    • Exports : $37,000,000(Vessel, Passenger Car, Electric Automobile, Other made-up textiles)
    • Imports : $19,000,000(Other Processed Fishery Products, Other Fishes, Meter, Pump)
  • Bilateral Investments(~2018)
    • The ROK's Investment in Iceland : $418,000,000
    • Iceland's Investment in the ROK : $3,220,000
  • Number of Koreans living in Iceland(2019) : 22
  • High-level Exchanges
    • From the ROK to Iceland
      • 2002   MarchSpecial Envoy of the President Huh Kyung-man
      • 2002   SeptemberMinister of Foreign Affairs Choi Sung-hong
      • 2007   AugustMinister of Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Kang Moo-hyun (BIE)
      • 2008   JuneAmbassador for Energy and Resources Cooperation Shin Jae-Hyun
      • 2013   OctoberDeputy Minister for Economic Affairs Ahn Chong-ghee
      • 2014   OctoberGoverment Representative for Arctic Affairs Choi Jae-chul
      • 2015   OctoberGoverment Representative for Arctic Affairs Kim Chan-woo
      • 2017   OctoberGoverment Representative for Arctic Affairs Kim Young-jun
      • 2019   OctoberGoverment Representative for Arctic Affairs Kwon Sei-joong
    • From Iceland to the ROK
      • 1994   AprilMinister of Foreign Affairs Jon Baldvin Hannibalson
      • 1996   AugustMinister of Foreign Affairs Halldor Ásgrímsson
      • 2015   NovemberPresident Olafur Ragnar Grimsson, Minister of Foreign Affairs Gunnar Bragi Sveinsson
      • 2016   June Ambassador for the North Pole, Arni Thor Sigurdsson
      • 2018   February Minister of Education, Science, and Culture, Lilja Alfreðsdóttir