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Philippine President stops by an E-Mart shop during visit to Korea

2018.06.05 15:29:28 | 2018.06.05 15:44:16
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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte visiting South Korea for the first time for a summit with Korean President Moon Jae-in dropped by an E-mart discount store in eastern Seoul to help pitch a festival of Philippines food.

Duterte’s state visit was timed with a Philippine Food Festival sponsored by the embassy and E-mart.

[Photo provided by E-mart]

[Photo provided by E-mart]

Before the president’s visit, E-Mart signed a contract with the Department of Agriculture Philippines to increase supplies of Philippine products. It also plans to hold the Philippine food festival regularly.

E-mart sells 110 billion won ($102.7 million) worth of food imports from the Philippines, mostly fruits.

By Lee Han-na and Lee Ha-yeon

[ⓒ Pulse by Maeil Business News Korea & mk.co.kr, All rights reserved]

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