The Philippines and The Republic of Korea
The Philippines’ first multi-mission missile-ready frigates BRP Jose Rizal and BRP Antonio Luna were purchased from the Republic of Korea in 2020 and 2021. The Republic of Korea is a key partner in the modernization of the Armed Forces of the Philippines.
There are 60,162 Filipinos in South Korea.
The distance between the two countries is 2,609 kilometers. 7 airlines fly between the Philippines and Korea.
The total trade between the two countries is US$ 8408.47 million (H1 2022). The Republic of Korea’s total exports to the Philippines is US$ 6956.94 million (H1 2022).
There are 4 Philippine Presidents who visited the Republic of Korea.
- Fidel Ramos (1993)
- Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo (2002, 2005, 2009)
- Benigno S. Aquino III (2013, 2014)
- Rodrigo R. Duterte (2018, 2019)
You may want to read: