Netherlands Embassy in Seoul South Korea

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Economic Section

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 S&T-office can help you to find the answer to your technology question about either the Netherlands or Korea.


Agricultural Section

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


Consular Section

Dit deel bevat diensten voor buitenlandse bezoekers aan Nederland en voor Nederlandse burgers in het buitenland.

October 17, 2014 King Willem-Alexander has appointed Bert Koenders as Minister of Foreign Affairs. Mr Koenders was sworn in by the King at Noordeinde Palace on Friday 17 October 2014.

October 16, 2014 On Monday 3 November and Tuesday 4 November 2014, Their Majesties King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima will make a state visit to the Republic of Korea at the invitation of President Park Geun-hye (see Government Information Service press release no. 273). They will be accompanied by the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Frans Timmermans, while the Minister of Economic Affairs, Henk Kamp, will head a trade mission to run in parallel with the visit.

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