South Korea – Driver of Innovations and Technologies

South Korea has proven quick in adapting to new technologies and supportive of innovations, offering huge business opportunities for Swiss companies.

South Korea – Driver of Innovations and Technologies
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Korea is getting ready for Pyeongchang 2018

Korea is getting ready for Pyeongchang 2018
Global Opportunities: With the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics 2018 coming to Korea, the chances for the winter sports industry have strongly risen. Lacking suppliers and technology open many ways for Swiss exports to Korea. More…

New growth drivers for South Korean economy

New growth drivers for South Korean economy
South Korea regularly defines new fast-growing branches in its economy and sectors in which concentrated support is intended to deliver new impetus to the economic growth of the country. South Korea has had extraordinarily good results with this system of selective promotion.  Thirteen new growth drivers have been defined recently. More…

S-GE Market Study: Chaebol Research – How to Approach Korean Conglomerates

S-GE Market Study: Chaebol Research – How to Approach Korean Conglomerates
Anyone wanting to get their foot in the door in South Korea needs to be on good terms with the chaebol. The way in which these mega-conglomerates function and how you can do business with them is the subject of the S-GE market study "Chaebol Research: How to Approach Korean Conglomerates". The study was presented at S-GE Impulse: Asia (June 23). More…

Impressions S-GE Impulse: Asia

S-GE Impulse: Asia – a two-day journey across Asia. India, Southeast Asia and the Far East are the world's largest growth markets – in terms of area, population, economic potential as well as the diversity of business opportunities. Two days is a tight time frame in which to improve our understanding these huge regions. But it's certainly enough, as demonstrated by S-GE Impulse: Asia, which was held at GDI Rüschlikon between 23 and 24 June. More…

Osec Short Analysis: Korea Joins 1 Trillion USD Trade Club

Osec Short Analysis: Korea Joins 1 Trillion USD Trade Club
On 5 December Korea became the world’s ninth country to join the so-called «1 trillion USD trade club». Exports reached 515.2 billion USD while imports hit 485.5 billion USD. Korea is today the seventh biggest exporter (surpassing countries like Italy and UK with even larger populations) and the tenth biggest importer of the world. More…

Visit of Canton de Vaud Business Delegation to Korea

The delegation tour by the Canton de Vaud to South Korea from October 12-15 included a four-day programme including an «Innovation Day Seminar» with 100 participants and was organised and led by the Swiss Business Hub in Seoul. More…

Exhibition List South Korea 2011

Exhibition List South Korea 2011
In the enclosed list of exhibitions you find all the fairs and exhibitions hold in South Korea as from April to December 2011. More…

Taxes / VAT - South Korea

Double taxation agreement between Switzerland and South Korea. More…


Country Information South Korea

Country Information South Korea
Useful addresses for Swiss companies who have dealings with South Korea. Tips for everyday business and social life in South Korea. Laws and regulations to be observed in trade with South Korea. Overview of the major business sectors. More…

Next Consultings

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S-GE Impulse: MEM

08. May 2015 - Zürich
Zürich, Switzerland

S-GE Impulse: Asia

23. - 24. June 2015 - Rüschlikon/Zürich
Rüschlikon/Zürich, Switzerland

S-GE Impulse: Asia

25. June 2015 - Lausanne
Lausanne , Switzerland

Global Opportunities

SWISS Pavilion News & Exhibitors

Exports from Switzerland 2013
Precision instruments, watches and jewellery892'691'458
Machinery, units, electronics733'079'233
Chemicals and associated products654'649'228
Imports to Switzerland 2013
Machinery, units, electronics200'595'637
Chemicals and associated products69'333'987

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South Korea

Swiss Business Hub Korea
c/o Embassy of Switzerland
77 Songwol-gil, Jongro-gu
110-101 Seoul
South Korea
+82 2 739 9511 / 12 / 13 / 14

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