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KOTRA kicked off 2020 Invest KOREA Week (IKW) on Nov 11

2019 Invest KOREA WEEK

KOTRA hosts a virtual forum, 2020 IKW on Nov 11-18

(Seoul=Yonhap News) by Cho Jae Young = Korea Trade Investment Promotion Agency (KOTRA: CEO and President, Kwon Pyung-Oh) celebrated the kickoff of its annual event “2020 Invest KOREA Week (IKW)”. The show, which has launched to let investors and business partners across the world learn more on how attractive Korea is as a place worth investing in, will be aired from 3 p.m. (local time) on Nov 11-18 via Arirang TV and online channels.

IKW is the largest Investor Relations (IR) forum in Korea, part of flagship events sponsored by the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy (MOTIE), KOTRA and Korea International Broadcasting Foundation (KIBF). The investment pitch event, which marks the 16th anniversary this year, is held online to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

A variety of event programs such as Global Innovation Forum, Forum on Leading Industries of Korea, Business partnering session, a briefing session to introduce promising industries in Korea and Foreign Press Conference are set to take place during the weeklong show. At the Global Innovative Forum session, speakers give a presentation showing Korea’s investment climate and its disease control measures, which successfully flatten the epidemic curve during the coronavirus crisis.

In celebration of the opening of this year’s event, Sung Yun-Mo, the incumbent ICT minister of Korea delivered a welcoming remark online, underscoring Korea’s business environment as the best possible investment destination, which has never stopped its economy even in these tough times of the pandemic.

KOTRA runs business partnering session, a one-on-one pre-arranged virtual business meeting, during which nearly 140 local companies can be matched with potential investors and venture capitalists worldwide.

MOTIE expects that 2020 IKW can hit over a hundred million YouTube views across all of its available countries until Nov 18.

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Source: Yonhap News(2020.11.11)

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