South Korea - Country Commercial Guide
Selling US Products & Services
Last published date: 2020-09-21
South Korea - Distribution-and-Sales-Channels
Discusses the distribution network within the country from how products enter to final destination, including reliability and condition of distribution mechanisms, major distribution centers, ports, etc.
South Korea - eCommerce
Describes how widely e-Commerce is used, the primary sectors that sell through e-commerce, and how much product/service in each sector is sold through e-commerce versus brick-and-mortar retail. Includes what a company needs to know to take advantage of e-commerce in the local market and , reputable, prominent B2B websites.
South Korea - Selling Factors and Techniques
Identifies common practices to be aware of when selling in this market, e.g., whether all sales material need to be in the local language.
South Korea - Trade Financing
Discusses the most common methods of payment, such as open account, letter of credit, cash in advance, documentary collections, factoring, etc. Includes credit-rating and collection agencies in this country. Includes primary credit or charge cards used in this country. Also includes information on Foreign Exchange controls and Banking Systems, and U.S. Banks & Local Correspondent Banks.
South Korea - Intellectual Property Protection
Provides advice on IPR protection, including information on the registration of patents and trademarks.
South Korea -Selling to the Public Sector
Describes how major projects are secured and financed. Explains activities of the multilateral development banks in and other aid-funded projects.