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Netherlands
Kingdom of the Netherlands

Overview

  • Establishment of Diplomatic Relations : April 4, 1961
  • Bilateral Trade (2020)
    • Exports : $3,987 million(Passenger car, Electric car, Data recorder, Pharmaceuticals)
    • Imports : $6,230 million(Equipment for the purpose of semiconductor manufacturing, Components of equipment for the purpose of semiconductor manufacturing, Dairy, Passenger car)
  • Bilateral Investments(~ 2019)
    • The ROK's Investment in Netherlands : $17.9 billion
    • Netherlands's Investment in the ROK : $32 billion
  • Number of Koreans living in Netherlands(2019) : 8,601
  • High-level Exchanges
    • From the ROK to Netherlands
      • 1989   SeptemberMinister of Commerce and Industry Han Seung-soo
      • 1999   MarchMayor of Seoul Koh Gun, Governor of Kyunggi Province Lim Chang-ryeol
      • 2000   OctoberROK-Netherlands Summit during the 3rd ASEM Summit
      • 2002   SeptemberPresident Kim Dae-jung
      • 2006   OctoberSpeaker of the National Assembly Lim Chae-jung
      • 2007   OctoberMinister of Foreign Affairs Song Min-soon
      • 2007   MarchSpecial Envoy of the President Park Myung-jae
      • 2007   AugustMinister of Maritime Affairs and Fisheries Kang Moo-hyun
      • 2009   MarchMinister of Foreign Affairs Yu Myung-hwan
      • 2009   AprilPrime Minister Han Seung-soo
      • 2011   AprilSpecial Envoy of the President Park Geun-hye
      • 2013   AprilSpecial Envoy of the President Suh Sang-kee
        (to attend the coronation of King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands)
      • 2014   MarchPresident Park Geun-hye
      • 2015   AprilMinister of Foreign Affairs Yun Byung-se
      • 2021   JulyROK-The Netherlands Virtual Summit
    • From Netherlands to the ROK
      • 1985   AprilPrime Minister Ruud Lubbers
      • 1992   SeptemberMinister of Economic Affairs Koos Andriessen
      • 1996   JunePrime Minister Willem Kok
      • 1999   JuneCrown Prince Willem-Alexander
      • 2000   OctoberPrime Minister Willem Kok (To attend the third ASEM meeting)
      • 2003   JulyMinister of Foreign Trade Karien van Gennip
      • 2005   MayFormer Prime Minister Willem Kok (To attend the Sixth Global Forum on Reinventing Government)
      • 2008   OctoberMinister of Foreign Affairs Verhagen
      • 2010   AprilPrime Minister Balkenende
      • 2012   MarchMinister of Foreign Affairs Uriël Rosenthal (To attend Seoul Nuclear Security Summit)
      • 2014   NovemberKing Willem-Alexander
      • 2015   AprilMinister of Infrastructure and the Enviroment Schultz van Haegan
      • 2016   SeptemberPrime Minister Mark Rutte
      • 2018   FebruaryKing Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima(Pyeongchang Winter Olympics)
      • 2018   FebruaryPrime Minister Mark Rutte(Pyeongchang Winter Olympics)
      • 2019   NovemberMinister of Foreign Affairs Stef Blok

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