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S. Korea’s Bahk Calls for More Efforts to Protect Asia Economies

September 28, 2011

Sept. 28 (Bloomberg) -- South Korean Finance Minister Bahk Jae Wan called for more efforts to protect Asian economies from a global financial crisis and urged the Group of 20 nations to adopt measures that reduce commodity-price swings driven by derivatives trading.

Bahk made the comments in a prepared statement released ahead of a dinner meeting in Seoul today with his Chinese counterpart, Chairman Zhang Ping of the National Development and Reform Commission.

--Editors: Brendan Murray, Malcolm Scott

To contact the reporter on this story: Eunkyung Seo in Seoul at

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Paul Panckhurst at

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