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The Korean economy is the 12th largest economy in the world, when classified according to purchasing power parity (PPP). Important sectors for Korea are semiconductors, electronics, cars, shipbuilding and steel.



Both Korea and the Netherlands are looking abroad for further progress. The Netherlands Network for Innovation, Technology and Science (NL-NITS) can help you to find the answer to your technology question about either the Netherlands or Korea.


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The Agricultural Department represents the Netherlands Ministry of Economic Affairs in Korea and Taiwan, in the fields of agriculture, nature and food quality.


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April 25, 2016 Reporters sans Frontieres (RSF) has investigated press freedom in the world. The Netherlands ranks second, after Finland. In 2015, the Netherlands ranked 4. Europe is doing well with seven countries in the top 10.

April 18, 2016 On the 29th of April, there will be a lecture by the Dutch artist Fré Ilgen at 1st Art Platform Asia International Forum “Fracturing Conceptual Art: The Asian Turn”. Fré Ilgen will give a lecture titled “Art: For the Professionals or the Art Viewers? Necessary Involvement of the Mind/Body”. During his visit to Korea from the 22nd of April till the 3rd of May, Fré Ilgen will additionally give workshops at Seoul National University and Kookmin University, besides two informal discussions in other places in Seoul.

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