The Republic of Korea remains an important ASEAN partner with total bilateral merchandise trade reaching $154.2 billion in 2020. The Permanent Secretary for Economy at the Ministry of Finance and Economy explained the matter during the 14th Annual Meeting of the Council of the ASEAN-Korea Centre AKC. The meetings are held via video conference.
Doctor Hajah May Fa'ezah Haji Ahmad Ariffin, also said that at the regional level, the Republic of Korea is ASEAN's fourth largest trading partner and the fifth largest source of foreign direct investment inflows. The meeting also took note of the recommendations on the work programmes for 2022, among others to developed programmes related to closing the digital gap.
Source: Radio Television Brunei