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Kuwait-Korea bilateral trade surpasses $10 billion in 2023

Chung Byung-ha, the Korean ambassador to Kuwait, said the relations between the two countries are “historic and advanced at all levels and in various fields of cooperation”

  • The bilateral relationship between Korea and Kuwait includes new sectors such as airport management, smart farms, smart cities, health, medicine, and renewable energy

The Korean ambassador to the country, Chung Byung-ha, confirmed that the volume of trade exchange between his country and Kuwait amounted to more than $10 billion last year, noting that “the embassy is seeking to increase these rates.”

In statements made on the sidelines of a breakfast banquet he hosted at his home in honor of a number of local media representatives, the Korean ambassador spoke about the depth, strength, and durability of Korean-Kuwaiti relations, which he described as “historic and advanced at all levels and in various fields of cooperation,” noting “the diversity of areas of cooperation.”

Ambassador Chung Byung-ha further said, “The bilateral relationship between the two friendly countries includes new sectors such as airport management, smart farms, smart cities, health, medicine, and renewable energy. This year marks the 45th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between them.”

Expressing his happiness at the interest in studying the Korean language at Kuwait University and noting that there are a number of Kuwaiti students studying in Korea, Chung invited Kuwaitis to visit his country and explore it as a distinctive tourist destination with unique natural, civilizational, and cultural diversity. He also mentioned that Kuwaitis do not need an entry visa to visit Korea.

While expressing his keenness to visit a number of diwaniyas daily to communicate directly with various segments of Kuwaiti society, the Korean ambassador praised the spiritual atmosphere of Ramadan in Kuwait and the state of social cohesion and distinguished communication between people through diwaniyas and ghabqas.

He pointed out that “diwaniyah represents Kuwaiti culture uniquely, where people receive you with great warmth, generosity, and extreme hospitality.”



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