THE PROOF IN NUMBERS

 French presence in Korea today: a driving force

5,000

French companies exporting

to Korea every year

 193 French business 

all over the Peninsula

8 billion euros

of cumulative turnover

and creating

24,000 jobs

in Korea

... generating

4th

In 2015

6 billion euros

8 billion euros

of bilateral trade

3000 French

citizens

living in Korea 

of direct investments stocks 

A journey that started 130 years ago… And is as thriving as ever nowadays. Over the years, and especially since the 60s, France emerged as an increasingly important actor in Korea’s economic landscape.

Trade and investment, large groups, SMEs and entrepreneurs, industry and services: we have witnessed the diversification and intensification of French presence in Korea over the years. 

France, a leader and long-term partner

Korea is France's

4

exportation destination

in Asia

th

th

4

foreign chamber of commerce

with 350 members

5th

France is the...

th

foreign investor 

5

5

th

2

nd

          European

investor in Korea 

France is active in a large diversity of sectors,
which allows it to offer expertise, innovation 
and high-end quality. 
As an exporter:

supplier in

aeronautics

2

nd

2

nd

supplier in

industrial machines

supplier in

cosmetics

2

nd

4

th

supplier in

pharmaceutics

French exports to Korea in 2015

Aeronautic 

Chemical products, perfumes and cosmetics 

Machines 

Metallurgy and steel products 

Textiles, clothing and shoes 

Electronics 

Agri-food products 

Other

As an investor:

AERONAUTIC

FINANCE

FOOD & BEVERAGE

AUTOMOBILE

ENERGY

CHEMICALS

LUXURY

COSMETICS

HOTEL

Today, France in Korea counts:

factories

35

research

centers

15

entrepreneurs

100

high schools

2

joint-ventures

30

200

retail points

restaurants

and bakeries

115

10

Alliances Françaises

France in Korea on a map

HQ, factories, R&D centers, restaurants, institutions, training centers, retail outlets… So diverse and vibrant!

Select your filter to narrow your search and click on the dots to find out more about each business!

Check one or sevevral categories to select them on the map.

To use the search bar, go to Google map.

You don't see your French business on the map? Contact us!

 
 

How did French business presence

grow over time?

Historical overlook

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This event is part of the France-Korea Year

 

Contact

Contact us!

For any inquiries, questions or commendations, please call: +82-(0)2-2268-9505 or fill out the following form.

Our office

Joy Tower 11F, 7, Teheran-ro 37-gil, 
Gangnam-gu, Seoul
06142

 

www.fkcci.com

Tel: +82-(0)2-2268-9505

Fax: +82-(0)2-2268-9508

 

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Last update:  March 2017

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