Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy (South Korea)
Saneop Tongsang Jawonbu
|Formed||February 29, 2008
(Ministry of Commerce, 1948)
|Preceding agencies||Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Energy
Ministry of Knowledge Economy
Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (Trade affairs only)
|Jurisdiction||South Korean government|
|Headquarters||Sejong City, South Korea|
|Agency executives||Yoon Sang-jick, Minister
Kim Jae-hong, 1st Vice Minister for Industry and Technology
|Child agencies||Korean Intellectual Property Office
Korea Trade-Investment Promotion Agency
Korea Productivity Center
The Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy (MOTIE) is a branch of the South Korean government. It is concerned with regulating some economic policy, especially with regard to the industrial and energy sectors. The ministry also works to encourage foreign investment in Korea. The current minister is Yoon Sang-jick.
The ministry began in 1948 as the Ministry of Commerce in the First Republic. In 1993 it was merged with the Ministry of Energy, established in 1977. It became the Ministry of Knowledge Economy in 2008, and the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy in 2013.
- "Location." (Archive) Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy. Retrieved on January 1, 2014. "Adress [sic] : 402 Hannuri-daero, Sejong-si, 339-012, Republic of Korea"
- "Location." (Archive) Ministry of Knowledge Economy. Retrieved on January 1, 2013. "Address Ministry of Knowledge Economy, 88, Gwanmoonro, Gwacheon-si, Gyeonggi-do, Republic of Korea"
- Official MOTIE page
- Official MOTIE page (Korean)/MUL
- Ministry of Knowledge Economy (Archive)
- Ministry of Knowledge Economy (Korean) (Archive)
- Official MOCIE Page (Archive)
- Official MOCIE Page (Korean) (Archive)
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