The Korea International Trade Association (Chairman:
Kim Young-ju) and the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy hosted “The 12th
Korea Grand Sourcing Fair” on November 25th
and 26th at BEXCO in Busan.
This event was scheduled to coincide with the
Korea-ASEAN Special Summit Talk, and 135 buyers from 106 companies around the
world including 40 major buyers from the New Southern Region such as Indonesia,
Malaysia, and Vietnam participated and had 1:1 export meetings with over 600
Major buyers at the event included the No.1 Vietnamese
retail distributor Saigon Co-op, the biggest Malaysian department chain
Parkson, the No.1 Indonesian home shopping company Lejel Home Shopping, a
well-known Southeast Asian e-commerce platform Shopee, the No.1 Taiwanese home
shopping company Momo, the largest Chinese electronics distributor suning.com,
the world’s No.1 office supply distributor Staples from the U.S.