South Korea

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Sourcing your supplies from overseas is a great way to cut costs, acquire high-quality products, and get ahead of your competitors. South Korea is an excellent source of supplies if you need high-tech quality goods at an advantageous price. If you’re looking to import from South Korea to the US, there are a number of things you should be aware of.     1. Regulations and Fees Since South...

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South Korea occupies the southern part of the Korean peninsula. Korea was an independent kingdom before Japan occupied it in the beginning of the twentieth century. After World War II, the peninsula was divided into two countries: North Korea (Democratic People’s Republic of Korea) and South Korea (Republic of Korea). The border between the two countries along the 38th parallel was set by the armistice...

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South Koreans value strong personal relationships with their business partners. As a result, you can expect quite a few occasions (like business meals or after-work socializing) where you’ll have to discuss topics that aren’t strictly related to business. To be taken seriously, your partners expect you to invest your time into strengthening your relationship.   One of the best ways to show your commitment to your partners...

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A business meal is a key part of building your relationship with your South Korean partners. Since South Koreans place great value on personal relationships, you can expect a fair amount of socializing with your partners, including several meals in restaurants. South Koreans are very proud of their cuisine, but their eating habits and table manners are somewhat different from ours.   Read on to find out...

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