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Auto Parts Makers in North Jeolla and Gwangju Taps into the US Market

According to Yonhap News,

(SEOUL=Yonhap News) Eco-friendly automotive parts manufacturers based in North Jeolla Province and Gwangju City had an opportunity to expand their sales overseas and build business network with leading companies in the U.S.

The World Federation of Overseas Korean Traders Associations (World-OKTA) Atlanta and New Jersey Chapter invited five auto parts makers based in North Jeolla and Gwangju to Atlanta, Georgia to hold the 'Global Business Meeting' from January 16.

The meeting, held in preparation for the '1st North American Commercial Vehicle Show' scheduled to be held in Atlanta in September, will run through January 21. The event is actively supported by the Jeonbuk Techopark and the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy.

Major U.S. companies including UPS, the world's largest package delivery company, National Automotive Parts Association, an auto parts distributor with nationwide sales network, and a trailer manufacturer Great Dane participated in the meeting.

Companies based in North Jeolla and Gwangju are expected to gain ground in the U.S. market through network established by the World-OKTA members.

"We organized the meeting to seek entry into the U.S. market and to build network with U.S. buyers," Jin Hyuk, the head of the Global Business Center of World-OKTA said. He added that "We will fully support companies and help them win contracts."

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Source: Yonhap News (Jan. 19, 2017)
** This article was translated from Korean.