Invest KOREA provides a one-stop investment support service for foreign investors. We work with investors who are seeking to invest in Korea and provide all the support needed throughout the investment process.
Introduction of Invest KOREA
Invest KOREA (IK) is the national investment promotion agency whose aim is to support the establishment of foreign businesses in Korea. The agency was established as part of the Korea Trade-Investment Promotion Agency (KOTRA).
IK promotes Korea’s investment environment abroad and provides comprehensive services to foreign companies ranging from consultants, notification of investments, establishment of corporations, support for business activities to complaint handling in Korea.
Other than IK, the Investment Consulting Center and Foreign Investment Ombudsman are also operating within KOTRA to support foreign investors. The Investment Consulting Center is in charge of providing administrative support to investors and the Foreign Investment Ombudsman is in charge of resolving investors’ grievances.
Through cooperation with the Investment Consulting Center, the Foreign Investment Ombudsman and local governments, Invest KOREA provides support and services for those invested in Korea.
Overseas network of Invest KOREA
IK has 36 overseas offices and 64 investment promotion specialists around the world to support foreign investors and attract foreign investment to Korea. Overseas offices work as points of contract with potential investors by providing a wide range of information related to investment in Korea and carrying out a variety of investment promotion activities, such as investor relations sessions.
**This article is extracted from Invest KOREA information center, 2021.