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Korea has experienced a remarkable transformation in the past decades from having a similar GDP per capita as the Philippines to become one of the most prosperous countries in the world.
The introduction of land reformations, support from the US, and having a leadership that forced companies to export goods to international markets propelled Korea to what it is today.
The eCommerce market is one of the fastest-growing in the world and increasingly more foreigners now want to penetrate the Korean market, getting access to its high-earning population.
In this article, I explain the basics you need to know when exporting to Korea as a foreign company.
- Korean Trade Fairs
- Getting a Visa for Korea
- Finding Korean Distributors
- Trademark Registration
- KC – The Korean Product Certification Mark
- eCommerce Websites in Korea
Korean Trade Fairs
Under normal circumstances, you can find plenty of trade fairs that are held in Korea annually or biannually.
As it would be impossible for me to explain all the fairs, I’ve listed a few below for your general understanding of what kinds of fairs are held.
KIMES – Medical Equipment
KIMES (Korea International Medical and Hospital Equipment Show) is the biggest trade fair for medical equipment in Korea. The fair is held annually and visited by tens of thousands of people. Most of the visitors come from the following industries: Continue reading How to Export to Korea: The Ultimate Guide