Wed, 24 Mar 1999

S. Korean business visit

JAKARTA (JP): A South Korean business delegation from Kangwon province, led by it's governor Kim Jin-sun, is due to arrive over the weekend on a visit to expand economic ties with Indonesia.

The Korea Trade Center said on Tuesday the 11-member delegation would represent the machinery, chemicals, cosmetics and animal feed manufacturers.

The mission will also promote the Kangwon Tourism International Expo which will be held between Sept. 11 and Oct. 30, according to a statement from the center.

Official trade data from 1998 put Indonesian exports to Korea at US$2.5 billion and imports from Korea at $1.46 billion.