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2014.10.13 13:58

Seimas speaker off to South Korea on official visit

DELFI.lt2014.10.13 13:58

A delegation headed by Lithuania's Parliamentary Speaker Loreta Graužinienė on Sunday left for South Korea on an official visit to search for new markets for Lithuanian commodities.

A delegation headed by Lithuania's Parliamentary Speaker Loreta Graužinienė on Sunday left for South Korea on an official visit to search for new markets for Lithuanian commodities.

On the Oct. 12-17 visit, Graužinienė is accompanied by Vice-Speaker Gediminas Kirkilas and parliamentary opposition leader Andrius Kubilius.

The visit includes meetings with Korea's prime minister, parliamentary speaker and ministers of agriculture and economics, as well as a visit to the Samsung company, Kirkilas told BNS.

"The key topics on the agenda will be search for markets, economic and bilateral political issues," he added.

In terms of trade turnover, South Korea was Lithuania's 37th trade partner, while Lithuania's exports to the country accounted for 0.11 percent of all exports.