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Jeonju and France Discuss Investment

According to Jeonju last week, French ambassador to Korea Jérôme Pasquier visited Jeonju last week to meet Mayor Song Ha-jin, expressed interest in Korean culture in Jeonju and inquired issues regarding investment in the city.

Ambassador Pasquier noted that French companies are interested in investing in Korea, inquiring investment environment in Jeonju and its current status with foreign direct investment.

The ambassador showed interest in Jeonju, a rapidly emerging carbon city, and said French companies are keeping their eyes on Jeonju’s carbon fiber industry.

Mayor Song introduced that Jeonju aims to become an advanced carbon fiber city from a cultural city, adding that the city is focusing on attracting investment and supporting research in carbon fiber industry. Mayor also mentioned that he is looking forward to active exchanges between France and Korea. He also invited ambassador to the Jeonju Bibimbap Festival which will be held October.

Ambassdor replied that he looks forward to attend and enjoy the festival.

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Source: Newsis (Aug. 16, 2013)

** This article was translated from the Korean.