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New trade minister tasked with post-pandemic trade recovery
New trade minister tasked with post-pandemic trade recovery
EconomyAug 5, 2021
Yeo Han-koo, who has been tapped as South Korea's new trade minister, is tasked with a mission to maintain a recovery in exports amid the virus pandemic and expand its trade portfolio with emerging economies. The 51-year-old bureaucrat has served various positions at the trade ministry, before taking the current position as the presidential secretary for New Southern and New Northern policies. "We anticipate that Yeo will successfully carry out pending issues, including coping with the ne