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Why target Korea ?

  One of most dynamic economies in the world - in 2010 achieved 'developed economy' status
  Ranked #1 in the world in the Bloomberg Global Innovation Index in 2014
  14th largest economy in the world
  Rapid growth in per capita income forecast, reaching UK levels in next 5 years
  Korea is forecast to be the 2nd fastest growing overseas investor from 2015-17
  Korea is the 5th largest foreign investor in Manufacturing and 11th largest in R&D

  Purchase our report on "How to Attract FDI from Korea"

Our services in Korea

WAVTEQ is the market-leading provider of FDI representation & lead generation solutions in Korea. Our core service offer includes:

  In-Market Representation

Represented over 10 EDOs/IPAs in Korea

  Road Shows

Conducted over 15 road shows in Hong Kong

  Lead Generation Campaigns

Over 20 lead generation campaigns in Hong Kong

  Events & Seminars

Organized many events for clients

Successes
  1. In-Market Representation
  2. Currently representing 6 EDO/IPAs in Korea
  3. Secured over 80 FDI projects for EDO and IPA clients

Trade and market entry services

WAVTEQ Korea and our sister company Global Business Partners also provide the following trade and market entry services:

  • Trade missions in Korea: Assisting global companies and governments with result oriented missions to explore export opportunities focused on the Korean market
  • Trade Services: Company research, supply chain analysis, distributor and agent search, deal facilitation
  • Market entry services (out of Japan): For clients seeking to enter Korea through the launch of a new product/ service or through distributers and partners
  • Corporate Location Strategy: Advisory services to assist companies to locate and establish new operations in Korea

Case studies

Our Korea team has secured over 80 realized greenfield FDI projects for EDO and IPA clients around the world.

Our successes include:

  • Samsung Electronics
  • Samsung Electronics Design
  • LG Electronics
  • LG Electronics Design
  • LG CNS
  • Hanjin Shipping
  • Innocean
  • Glovis
  • Mirae Asset
  • IBK
  • Hyundai Logistics
  • LS Cable
  • SK Networks
  • E1
  • Hana Bank
  • Samsung Engineering
  • Samsung SDS
  • Hyosung
  • Korea Investment Corporation
  • National Pension Service

To view of our full client list click here


Korea team

The Korea team is led by Young Ho Seo (link to profile in our team section) supported by 5 senior staff in our Seoul office, which is located in the KOTRA building.

Young

Young Ho Seo

Korea Director

Young-Ho has 18 years' experience in developing outbound Korean investment, attracting over 180 Korean FDI projects. He has over 1500 key contacts within major Korean companies.

Young Ho previously worked for Advantage West Midlands, East Midlands Development Agency, Locate in Kent and South East England Development Agency in the Korean market for 8 years.


  Office Locations

Seoul office

Legal address: Seongmun Building, 501-A42 2636 Nambusunhwan-ro, Seocho-gu, Seoul, Korea
Office address: Invest Korea Plaza, 506 Heolleung-ro 7 Seocho-gu, Seoul, Korea
  Telephone: +82 (0)2 6275 5050


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