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Doing business in Korea, Republic

Take your business to the next level. Explore opportunities to grow your footprint in Korea, Republic with the help of our Trade Commissioner Service (TCS), and read more about the trade relationship between the two countries, market facts and other insights.

Getting started in Korea, Republic

How the CKFTA Will Benefit Canada's Key Economic Sectors

With the CKFTA, millions of Canadians working in a wide-range of sectors will benefit from more trade and investment opportunities and duty-free access to South Korea. This includes Canadians working in the following sectors: industrial goods (such as aerospace, chemicals and plastics, information and communication technology, medical devices, metals and minerals, and textiles and apparels), agricultural and agri-food products, wine and spirits, fish and seafood, and forestry and value-added wood products.

Market insights

Based on our knowledge of the market, the following sectors offer the greatest opportunities for Canadian companies:

  • Agriculture and processed food
  • Automotive
  • Consumer products
  • Defence and security
  • Education
  • Forestry and wood products
  • Information and Communications Technologies
  • Mining
  • Oil & Gas
  • Sustainable technologies


Title Dates Location Sector
Seoul Food & Hotel 2021July 27-30, 2021Korea, Republic – Goyang cityAgriculture and processed foods; Fish and seafood; Wine, beer and spirits
September 2, 2021
Korea, Republic – SeoulLife sciences
Virtual Trade Mission to AI Korea 2021September 1-3, 2021Korea, Republic – BusanInformation and communications technologies

Trade offices - Korea, Republic

The Embassy of Canada to the Republic of Korea

21, Jeongdong-gil, Jung-gu,
Seoul, 04518,
Korea, Republic

Telephone: (82-2) 3783-6000

Fax: (82-2) 3783-6147


Directory: Our team - Seoul

Office Hours: Mon - Fri : 08h30-17h00 (E.S.T.: +13)


  • Korea, Republic

Office Closures: 2020-01-01, 2020-01-24, 2020-01-27, 2020-04-10, 2020-04-30, 2020-05-05, 2020-07-01, 2020-10-01, 2020-10-02, 2020-12-25, 2020-12-28

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