SEOUL, 21 July 2014 – Philippine Ambassador to South Korea Raul S. Hernandez met with officials of the Shinhan Financial Group led by its Deputy President Mr. Hyung Jin Kim on 21 July 2014 at the Philippine Embassy in Seoul.


In their meeting, Ambassador Hernandez expressed appreciation for the call and Shinhan Financial Group’s vote of confidence in the Philippine economy. Mr. Kim briefed the Ambassador on developments pertaining to his company, stressing its creed to benefit the world through private finance.


The meeting was made possible through the efforts of the Philippine Trade and Investment Center (PTIC), headed by Special Trade Representative and Commercial Counsellor Nicanor S. Bautista.

Since its founding in 1982 in Seoul, the Shinhan Financial Group has emerged as Korea’s top commercial bank, and has an established presence in 15 countries.


The Shinhan Financial Group is engaged in banking, securities, asset management, insurance, lease and financial consulting services.