KOTRA to hold Korea-India business fairs
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.