(Daegu-Gyeongbuk Daily News = Reporter Hyung-man Kim) On December 2, Gyeongsangbuk-do held the ‘Daegu-Gyeongbuk Foreign Marketing Exhibition 2022’, an export consultation meeting for overseas buyers, jointly with the Association’s Daegu-Gyeongbuk Regional Headquarters Korea International Trade (Director Lee Sang-heon) at EXCO in Daegu. .
This Foreign Marketing Exhibition is held by the Korea International Trade Association (KITA) to commemorate the legal anniversary of ‘Trade Day’ (on December 5 each year), and has been held 15 times in a row since 2008.
This year, by connecting Seoul and Daegu-Gyeongbuk, it was the largest-scale event in Korea by inviting pure buyers held in the Daegu-Gyeongbuk region after COVID-19.
For this event, 31 buyers from 18 countries, including Europe/Middle East/America/CIS/Southeast Asia, visited the region.
In particular, Noon.com, an e-commerce company established based on Saudi Arabia’s sovereign wealth fund and known as the ‘Amazon of the Middle East’, visited Korea for the first time for this event and arranged a meeting with local companies who wish to enter. the halal market..
Astra Otoparts, an affiliate of Indonesia’s largest car group, and Lulu Group Retail, which is headquartered in the United Arab Emirates and is expanding its sales channels into the Middle East and Southeast Asia, visited the region for in order to discover excellent industrial and consumer goods.
Meanwhile, an ‘excellent regional product shelf’ was set up in the export consulting center to promote local K cosmetics such as Korea BNC (functional cosmetics) and Rasa (all-in-one care), and a ‘K-food tasting event’. He was also ready to export to the world. He informed buyers about meal replacements (RE.E. Food) and health drinks (Organic Weed) that could be used.
Lee Dal-hee, vice governor of North Gyeongsang Province, said, “Due to external variables such as the global economic downturn and rising interest rates, Korea’s exports are generally losing vitality.” “Due to external variables such as the global economic downturn and rising interest rates, Korea’s exports are generally losing vitality.”