Post-Covid S. Korea-Finland Green Economic Cooperation: Finnish Int’l Trade Minister Ville Skinnari



Jen Moon | Arirang

President Moon Jae-in wrapped up his visit to Europe, cementing partnerships with the G7 nations and further boosting economic relations with Austria and Spain.
One other European nation that shares goals with South Korea in building back the economy in post-pandemic era is none other than Finland a world leader in green growth and ICT technologies.

For more on the unlimited potential of South Korea-Finland partnership, Finland’s Minister for Development Cooperation and Foreign Trade, Ville Skinnari joins us in the studio.

You held your first bilateral meeting with South Korean trade minister Yoo Myung-hee. What issues were discussed, and what was the main focus?

Global competition is heating up to shore up semiconductor supply and acquire 6G-related technologies with Korea’s neighboring Japan recently teaming up with leading Finnish firms on 6G development. What specific agreements were made during your talks with Minister of Science and ICT, Lim Hye-sook?

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