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South Korea eyes enhanced co-op, trade with Türkiye: Official

South Korea eyes enhanced co-op, trade with Türkiye: Official

South Korean Deputy Minister of Trade Youngjin Jang acknowledged Tuesday that South Korea goals to reinforce cooperation with Türkiye within the infrastructure, protection and power sectors.

Evaluating ties between South Korea and Türkiye in his interview with Anadolu Agency (AA), Yang identified that the commerce quantity between the 2 nations has grown steadily over the previous 10 years, growing from $5.2 billion (TL 148.1 billion) to a report $9.1 billion on the finish of 2022 because the signing of the free commerce settlement.

He stated that their essential imports from Türkiye embrace prescribed drugs, automotive elements and ready-to-wear clothes.

Jang additionally talked about that, as of 2022, practically 40 Turkish corporations entered the Korean market, primarily specializing in automotive elements, distribution and the service sector, together with eating places.

“We anticipate further development of cooperation with Türkiye in various areas such as infrastructure, defense industry and nuclear power plant construction in the future,” he famous.

“If Busan is selected to host World Expo 2030, new projects will be initiated in construction, transportation and other infrastructure areas. Urban renewal projects, such as redeveloping old city centers, are also expected to continue. In such a scenario, we expect that investment and collaborations with strong Turkish construction companies would be highly beneficial,” the official defined.

Jang expressed that the Korean authorities will intensify its efforts to draw overseas funding to reinforce superior industrial competitiveness, develop provide chains, create high quality jobs and in the end contribute to home financial progress. He additionally famous that they’re carefully cooperating with Türkiye to advertise commerce and funding throughout this era.

South Korea is, together with Italy and Saudi Arabia, vying for an opportunity to host the World Expo 2030, an enormous occasion that may generate income, jobs and international consideration. The closing choice is anticipated to be introduced within the final week of this month.

Busan, South Korea’s second-largest metropolis with a inhabitants of three.3 million, is acknowledged as a well-known port and industrial metropolis with its seashores and seafood.

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