Italy–South Korea relations

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Italy-South Korea relations
Map indicating locations of Italy and South Korea


South Korea

Italy–South Korea relations are foreign relations between Italy and South Korea. Both countries established diplomatic relations on June 26, 1884. During the Korean War, Italy sent medical staff to help South Korea.[citation needed]

Italy has an embassy in Seoul. South Korea has an embassy in Rome.


Trade is sizable between the two nations, according to 2006 figures:[1]

  • From Korea to Italy: US$4,300,000,000 (Wireless Communication Devices, Automobile, Ships)
  • From Italy to Korea: US$2,900,000,000 (Clothes, Automobile Parts, Chemical Products)

See also[edit]


  1. ^ South Korea Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade about relations with Italy

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