On October 9 in Almaty Commercial Section of the Embassy of Korea and Korea Trade-Investment Promotion Agency KOTRA organized a meeting of Kazakhstani and Korean entrepreneurs within the trade mission. "Entrepreneurship Development Fund "Damu" JSC supported organization of the mission by inviting entrepreneurs from different regions of Kazakhstan to participate in this respective event.
During the meeting entrepreneurs were introduced with the offered products and discussed possible perspectives of cooperation . The event format suggested the possibility of a face-to-face dialogue between the businessmen. Those entrepreneurs, who could not attend the event in person, had the opportunity to communicate with Korean manufacturers on the Internet.
From the Korean side the following manufacturing companies participated in the meeting: Bokuk (manufacturer of diesel, gasoline, gas turbine generators and electric power supply backup for industrial facilities and power plants of various capacities), Daewon GSI Co. Ltd ( supplier of agricultural systems for grain processing, grain sorters for all cereals and rice crops) , DJF Co. Ltd (a wide range of engineering services for the petrochemical industry, measuring instruments for petroleum fractions and fluids, and heat exchangers for the energy and petrochemical industry) and others . From the Kazakhstani side about 10 SMEs participated in the meeting, including IE Meyrmanova, "Aktobe-Nan" Ltd., etc.
Commercial Section of the Embassy of Korea and Korea Trade-Investment Promotion Agency KOTRA is actively involved in the development of business relations between the business of Kazakhstan and Korea. The main direction of their activity is the organization of various events within support for business cooperation between companies, such as forums, seminars, exhibitions, trade missions on a monthly basis. KOTRA agency supports business negotiations and correspondences between potential business partners, places the application of Kazakh companies in various portals of Korean suppliers, and monitors the process of cooperation in the early stages.
KOTRA agency cooperates with such Kazakhstan organizations as NECK "Union "Atameken", Chamber of Commerce of Almaty, National Export and Investment Agency KAZNEX INVEST etc. Agency KOTRA is interested in cooperation with the Fund "Damu" in the long term. In this regard, the parties are currently considering the possibility of signing a Memorandum of Cooperation, within which Damu and KOTRA will implement joint projects and arrange events on the support and development of SMEs in Kazakhstan and Korea.