South Korea Proves a Reliable Economic Partner for Latin America

South Korea Proves a Reliable Economic Partner for Latin America
South Korean President Park Geun-hye delivers a speech at Gyeryongdae, South Korea’s main military compound, Gyeryong, South Korea, March 12, 2015 (AP photo by Chung Sung-Jun).

South Korean President Park Geun-hye left Thursday for Colombia, the first stop on her weeklong tour of Latin America, which includes stops in Peru, Chile and Brazil. In an email interview, Juan Felipe Lopez Aymes, a researcher at the Regional Center for Multidisciplinary Research at the National Autonomous University of Mexico, discussed South Korea’s ties with Latin America. WPR: Who are South Korea’s main partners in Latin America, and what are the main areas of cooperation and investment? Juan Felipe Lopez Aymes: Trade and investment between South Korea and Latin America has increased in the past decade. Mexico is the […]

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