Republic of Korea

Sun Eui Kim

Delegate

Sung-A HWANG

Team member

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this office

Contact details

& How to find us

Promosalons Korea

8F Samheung Bldg,
329 Teheran-ro, Gangnam-gu,
06150 Seoul
REP. OF KOREA

Location:
Seoul

Countries covered:
South Korea

Website:
www.promosalons.co.kr

  • The Korean subsidiary of Promosalons is dynamic and has an extensive portfolio of trade shows taking place both in France and in Asia. The Korean market is mature and buyers are showing more and more interest in French exhibitions, with a 11% increase in visitor numbers in four years (7,000 Korean visitors attending French trade shows in 2013)

Practical information about the korean office

- Time difference with France (summer/winter):+ 7hr / + 8hr
- Office opening hours: 9.30 / 18.30
- Weekly closing: Saturday/Sunday
- Phone number: + 82 2564 9833

Facts and economic indicators

- Area surface: 99 720 km2
- Economic / Political Capital: Seoul / Sejong
- Population 2015: 51 million
- Official languages: Korean
- Usual language (for brochures): Korean
- Political system: Parliamentary Democracy

- Currency: won (KRW)
- Exchange rate May 2017: 1€ = 1242,7 ₩
- GNP 2016 : USD 1 411,2 billion
- Economic growth 2016: + 2.1 %
- Inflation 2016 : + 1 %

- Main industries: Mechanical, electrical equipment, electronics, IT, transport equipment, petrochemistry, shipbuilding and services
- Imports (2014): USD 525.5 billion
- Exports (2014): USD 572.7 billion
- Principal trading partners: U.S., EU, China, Japan