Japan, South Korea finance ministers to hold next meeting on 29 Jun

  • Japanese Finance Minister Shunichi Suzuki and South Korean Finance Minister Choo Kyung-ho will meet on 29 Jun in Tokyo for the next bilateral meeting, almost two months after the first talk between the two countries’ financial leaders in seven years.
  • Japan’s top financial diplomat Masato Kanda and South Korea’s Deputy Minister for International Affairs Kim Seong-wook met in Seoul on 1 to 2 Jun and agreed on the schedule, both ministries said.
  • The tentative meeting agenda includes discussion on the global and regional economies, cooperation in G20 and follow-up of G7’s dialogue with partner countries, infrastructure investments in third countries, bilateral and regional financial cooperation, and other possible cooperation on areas such as taxes and customs, according to the ministries.
  • It will follow the ministers’ bilateral talk that took place in early May 23 on the sidelines of the Asian Development Bank meeting held in Incheon, South Korea, during which they agreed to resume their regular dialogue.

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