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KOTRA, the Korea Trade-Investment Promotion Agency, is a Korean government
agency committed to promoting international trade and investment since
its foundation in 1962. KOTRA operates 111 branch offices
(Korea Business Center : KBC) in 76 countries.
The experts of KOTRA worldwide help Korean exporters meet
local requirements and provide personal services to local business
people considering doing business with Korean companies.
KOTRA will be a competent partner in your search for new
business opportunities with Korea.
By request, KOTRA introduces overseas buyers to the most appropriate business partners in Korea through its wide-ranging
inquiry network as well as year-round business meetings. KOTRA helps buyers visiting Korea arrange business meetings
with Korean companies and collect information on Korean products and suppliers. KOTRA also dispatches groups of Korean
exporters abroad to explore global markets with the help of local Korea Business Centers.
KOTRA organizes international exhibitions in Korea and large-scale Korean product shows in strategic markets abroad.
KOTRA also arranges for the participation of domestic companies in similar events overseas through its Korea Pavilions.
While international trade fairs remain an effective way to display Korea's high-quality products and technologies,
KOTRA plans to make the occasions more specialized and sophisticated.
KOTRA invites you to our Cyber Business Meetings with Korean companies. Held online, these let you avoid the time and
expenses required of traveling. Our trade consultants regularly visit foreign buyers at their offices and premises and
arrange meetings with Korean manufacturers and suppliers through online video conferences. The KOTRA Online
Payment Service(KOPS) allows for easier online payments for low-fee transactions including sample charges.
Invest KOREA, a division of KOTRA, is Korea's national investment promotion agency. It was established for the sole
purpose of facilitating the entry and successful establishment of foreign businesses in Korea. Invest KOREA provides
investors with comprehensive investment consultations on industry, business environment, investment incentives and
other administrative procedures. The Korea Business Center in your country is your initial contact point for a vast range
of Invest KOREA services.