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Latvia
Republic of Latvia

Overview

  • Establishment of Diplomatic Relations : October 22, 1991
  • Bilateral Trade (2019)
    • Exports : $70,000,000(Tire,Parts of automobile, Synthetic resin, Machine tools for cutting metal )
    • Imports : $129,000,000(Sawn wood, Bituminouscoal, Ply wood, Peat)
  • Bilateral Investment(2018)
    • Latvia's Investment in the ROK : $1.53 million
    • ROK Investment in the Latvia's : $7.85 million
  • Number of Koreans living in Latvia(2019) : 52
  • High-level Exchanges
    • From the ROK to Latvia
      • 1991   OctoberDelegation of the ROK including Ambassador Han Tahk-chae
      • 1995   AprilSpecial Envoy of the President Chung Jong-wook
      • 2011   JulySpeaker of the National Assembly Park Hee-tae
      • 2015   AprilMinister of Education Hwang Woo-Yea
        (to attend the ASEM Education Ministers Meeting)
      • 2017   NovemberChairman of the Foreign Affairs and Vnification Committee(National Assembly) Shim Jaekwon
      • 2019   MaySpeaker of the National Assembly Moon Hee-sang
    • From Latvia to the ROK
      • 1991   FebruaryMinister of Foreign Affairs Janis Jurkans
      • 1993   SeptemberMinister of Foreign Trade Olgerts Pavlovskis
      • 1996   OctoberMinister of Foreign Affairs Valdis Birkavs
      • 2009   JanuaryPrime Minister Godmanis
      • 2011   JunePrime Minister Dombrovskis
      • 2012   OctoberMinister of National Defense Pabriks
      • 2013   MayChairman of National Assembly Aboltina
      • 2013   OctoberVice Minister of National Defense Sarts
      • 2016   OctoberChairman of the Foreign Affairs Committe(Parliament) Kalnins
      • 2018   February President Vejonis, Minister of Foreign Affairs Rinkevics, Minister of Defence Bergmanis
      • 2019   OctoberMinister of Economy Ralfs Nemiro
      • 2020 JanuarySpeaker of the parliament(Saeima) of the Republic of Latvia Ināra Mūrniece

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