KOTRA to hold Korea-In­dia busi­ness fairs

The Korea Times - - BUSINESS - By Nam Hyun-woo [email protected]­re­atimes.co.kr

Korea Trade-In­vest­ment Pro­mo­tion Agency (KOTRA) will hold a se­ries of busi­ness and job fairs for the trade be­tween Korea and In­dia, in a bid to rein­vig­o­rate the two coun­tries’ slow­ing trade growth, the agency said Sun­day.

Ac­cord­ing to KOTRA, more than 800 busi­ness­men and en­trepreneur­s will par­tic­i­pate in events which will take place in both Korea and In­dia through­out this week.

In New Delhi, KOTRA’s lo­cal of­fice will hold a busi­ness fair on Thurs­day, which will be par­tic­i­pated in by 30 Korean ex­port­ing com­pa­nies and 120 In­dian buy­ing firms. Ex­port del­e­ga­tions from the de­fense, se­cu­rity and cos­met­ics in­dus­tries in Korea will also tour Ben­galuru and Chen­nai.

For star­tups, a num­ber of meet­ings be­tween do­mes­tic star­tups and ven­ture cap­i­tals in In­dia will take place in New Delhi and Ben­galuru. Ten Korean tech star­tups will meet 70 ven­ture cap­i­tals and a num­ber of big name firms such as HSBC, Fu­ture Group and Deloitte in In­dia.

In Korea, KOTRA will hold job fairs at do­mes­tic univer­si­ties in­clud­ing Hankuk Univer­sity of For­eign Stud­ies and at least 200 stu­dents are ex­pected to at­tend.

On Fri­day, KOTRA will hold a brief­ing ses­sion for 50 Korean com­pa­nies in Seoul on In­dia’s new law of man­dat­ing cor­po­rate so­cial re­spon­si­bil­ity (CSR) ac­tiv­i­ties.

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