YUGOSLAVIA, S. KOREA PUSH TRADE

YUGOSLAVIA, S. KOREA PUSH TRADE

South Korea and Yugoslavia have agreed to open trade offices in each other's territory to promote direct trade, government officials said Wednesday.

Yugoslavia will become the second East European nation to open direct trade links with South Korea, which has no diplomatic relations with any communist nations. Hungary also has such trade links with South Korea.Under the agreement, the state-run Korea Trade Promotion Corp. will set up a trade office in Ljubljana, capital of Yugoslavia's Slovenija state, in June, the officials said.

The Yugoslav state also will open its trade office in Seoul in June, they said.

In addition to promoting direct trade, the offices are to exchange trade missions and information and help private companies take part in trade exhibitions in their countries.