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Resource
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American Chamber of Commerce in Korea
The American Chamber of Commerce in Korea (AMCHAM Korea) was founded in 1953, with a board mandate to encourage the development of investment and trade between Korea and the United States. AMCHAM Korea is the largest foreign chamber in Korea with approximately 800 member companies and affiliates with diverse interests and substantial participation in the Korean economy.
Australia and New Zealand Association Korea (ANZA Korea)
The Australia and New Zealand Association, Korea (ANZA Korea) is an international, 100% volunteer based, non-profit association that supports expatriates, and Koreans with an interest in Australia and New Zealand.
Australian Chamber of Commerce in Korea
To lead Australian business growth in Korea. AustCham aims to provide you with:Information: High-quality, practical information and referrals on doing business in Korea.
Australian and New Zealand Association of Korea (ANZA)
The Australia and New Zealand Association, Korea (ANZA Korea) is an international, 100% volunteer based, non-profit association that supports expatriates, and Koreans with an interest in Australia and New Zealand.
BEXCO
Busan Exhibition and Convention Center
British Chamber of Commerce in Korea
Formed in 1977, the British Chamber of Commerce in Korea (BCCK) is a non-profit organization that represents the business interests of its 450+ members in Korea. The Chamber represents a broad spectrum of British, international and Korean companies, which share significant commercial interests in the country. The Chamber works together with the British government to promote British trade, commerce and investment in Korea and to provide trade support services to British companies seeking to enter the market. The mission of the BCCK is to promote the development of British trade, commerce and investment in Korea; to represent the opinion of the British business community in Korea on trade, commerce, finance and other industries; to help create a better understanding between the Korean and British business communities; and to provide business and networking opportunities to members.
Busan-Jinhae Free Economic Zone
The Busan Port is Korea’s largest logistics hub, connected to major ports in Japan, China and Russia, handling the world’s sixth-largest cargo volume. The city is Korea’s top summer vacation destination and has hosted prestigious international events. The BJFEZ has an industrial cluster for shipbuilding, carmaking and machinery, as well as being a center for tourism and leisure.
COEX Center
Coex is comprised of four stories above ground with 36,007㎡ of exhibition space and a floor area of 460,000㎡. Our four exhibition halls can be partitioned into 12 separate spaces, including a convention hall with space for up to 7,000 people. Our conference facilities boast 55 meeting rooms equipped with state-of-the-art equipment and operated by a cutting edge building management system.
Canadian Chamber of Commerce in Korea
The Canadian Chamber of Commerce in Korea (CanCham Korea) is a member-driven, non-profit organization that provides an extensive networking platform for its members with business interests in Canada, Korea and the broader Asia-Pacific region. CanCham Korea is a dynamic and influential Chamber, open to businesses and individuals with economic and/or personal ties to Canada and Korea. Canada was built and continues to grow on the strength that comes from diversity. CanCham Korea is no different, with members ranging from large Canadian corporations doing business in Korea, and well-known Korean corporations, all the way to start-ups and academics.
Chungbuk Free Economic Zone
The CBFEZ is located at the center of Korea, which allows fast access to inland regions and a transportation network that runs in all directions. It is Korea’s IT-biotechnology convergence industry hub, equipped with a cluster of facilities for solar energy generation, semiconductor manufacturing and biotechnology businesses. It is also turning itself into the hub of Northeast Asia’s aviation Maintenance, Repair and Operations (MRO) industry.
Daegu-Gyeongbuk Free Economic Zone
The DGFEZ is armed with Korea’s knowledge-based industry and ideal service infrastructure. It offers development land, R&D facilities, commerce and residential areas with a focus on IT convergence, transport components and medical businesses. It is located in the heart of Korea's largest automotive cluster and a center of IT/SW, healthcare and steel industries. The area also boasts high-quality human resources.
Dutch Business Council Korea
The Dutch Business Council Korea offers its members a platform for networking and social interaction through regular meetings and events. Regularly guest speakers are invited, company visits are organised or special events may be the occasion for a gathering.
East Coast Free Economic Zone
The EFEZ has rich reserves of nonferrous metals and minerals, which are basic materials for the ultralight material industry. The zone is to host 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics. It has created the nation’s largest nonferrous metals cluster and invited a number of leading companies in the related business. Its future prosperity will be based on cutting-edge green materials industries, and an international logistics, using business complex, four-season maritime tourism and the winter sports hub of Asia as leverage.
European Chamber of Commerce in Korea
The European Chamber of Commerce in Korea (ECCK) is a distinguished association of European companies operating in or related to Korea. By registering with the Ministry of Trade, Industry, and Energy (MOTIE), the ECCK was officially founded as a non-profit, non-political organization on December 3, 2012. Established with the blessings of the EU Delegation and the European business community in Korea, the ECCK’s primary objective is to provide its members with information, communication, and access pertaining to the business and regulatory environment of Korea. While European companies form the largest membership base of the or­ganization, the ECCK welcomes companies of all nationalities to join and to share the membership benefits.
Federation of Korean Industries
Founded in 1961, FKI has championed the principles of free enterprise to achieve wholesome development of the national economy. FKI stands at the forefront in the endeavor to build an advanced society in the 21st century by prioritizing stronger industrial competitiveness, and fully responding to the requirements of globalization.
French Korean Chamber of Commerce and Industry
The FKCCI is a member of the global network of French Chambers of Commerce Abroad ( CCI France International ), which brings together 124 Chambers and 37,000 companies around the world. The mission of the FKCCI is to promote bilateral exchanges, investments and commercial relations between France and Korea, through four types of action.
Gwangyang Bay Area Free Economic Zone
The Gwangyang Bay Area is located on the Pacific Ocean’s main sea route. Based on this geographical advantage, the area provides business-friendly infrastructure with plentiful supplies of water and electricity. Centering on five districts themed on logistics, manufacturing, housing, tourism and other functions, the GFEZ aims to become an international trade city where new industries and cultural tourism harmonize.
Incheon Free Economic Zone
Incheon is turning itself into the business hub of Northeast Asia. The city has a well-established transportation network including Incheon International Airport -- which was ranked first in airport service quality by the Airports Council for 10 consecutive years -- Incheon port and the international business complex. Boasting a highly effective business environment, the IFEZ offers almost everything from logistics and medical services to education and cutting-edge industries.
Indian Chamber of Commerce in Korea
Foster economic development and enhance quality of trade between India and Korea through.
Invest KOREA
Invest KOREA (IK), Korea's national investment promotion agency, was established as part of the Korea Trade-Investment Promotion Agency (KOTRA) to support the entry and establishment of foreign businesses in Korea. We provide comprehensive services for foreign businesses, including consultations, assistance with investment notification and corporate establishment, support for business activities in Korea and grievance resolution. Invest KOREA also holds various investment promotion activities abroad.
Italian Chamber of Commerce in Korea
Established in May 2008 and recognized by the Italian Government in 2013, the ITCCK has been working tirelessly, always in synergy with all the sections of the Italian Embassy. The activities of the ITCCK have been developed with the Italian system of the Chambers of Commerce and all the Italian and Korean entities, such as institutions, companies and others looking for opportunities, with the aim of facilitating and strengthening the relations between Italy and the Republic of Korea.
KINTEX
KINTEX (Korea International Exhibition Center) is Korea's largest and newest international exhibition and convention venue as well as a joint investment among KOTRA, Gyeonggi provincial government and Goyang city, which was purpose-built to resolve the issues of event space shirtage in Korea and to internationalize Korea's exhibition industry.
KOREA.net
As the only true gateway of information about Korea, Korea.net, the official web portal of the Korean government, has reinforced its capabilities based on Web 2.0, a new way of thinking about the World Wide Web that enhances information service, global networking and user participation.
Korea Chamber of Commerce & Industry (KCCI)
The KCCI is the oldest and largest business organization in Korea. Established as a public legal person by a special act, the KCCI is composed of 73 regional chambers of commerce and more than 100 major institutions and organizations that are related to commerce and industry.
Korea Creative Content Agency
The Korea Creative Content Agency (KOCCA), a governmental agency that oversees and coordinates the promotion of the Korean content industry, was established in May 2009 by integrating five related organizations, including the Korean Broadcasting Institute, the Korea Culture & Content Agency, and the Korea Game Agency.
Korea Energy Economic Institute
Founded on September 1, 1986 KEEI sets to develop policies on national energy and natural resources, and contributes to the national economy by collecting,investigating, analyzing, and disseminating information,and by educating policymakers on a variety of trends and information regarding energy and natural resources.
Korea Fair Trade Mediation Agency
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Korea Financial Investment Association
KOFIA is the sole self-regulatory organization (SRO) of the Korean financial investment industry, overseeing a wide spectrum of industry areas. KOFIA believes that self-regulation should be responsive, flexible, and market-friendly. To effectively carry out its roles and functions as an SRO, KOFIA maintains the Self-Regulation Committee (SRC). The SRC is responsible for KOFIA’ s self-regulatory activities, such as making decisions on regulatory enactments and revisions, and imposing sanctions on member companies, corporate executives and employees who fail to comply with regulations. The committee is headed by a non-standing chairman.
Korea Financial Investment Association
KOFIA is the sole self-regulatory organization (SRO) of the Korean financial investment industry, overseeing a wide spectrum of industry areas. KOFIA believes that self-regulation should be responsive, flexible, and market-friendly. To effectively carry out its roles and functions as an SRO, KOFIA maintains the Self-Regulation Committee (SRC). The SRC is responsible for KOFIA’ s self-regulatory activities, such as making decisions on regulatory enactments and revisions, and imposing sanctions on member companies, corporate executives and employees who fail to comply with regulations. The committee is headed by a non-standing chairman.
Korea Foreign Company Association
FORCA is a registered non-governmental economic organization that pursues the public interest. We represent some 15,000 foreign-invested companies operating in South Korea, supporting them and helping them to guarantee their rights and interests. We also help maintain the business order between our client companies and promote national economic development.