Since 1962 as part of the Koreaﾒs first 5-year Economic Plan, KOTRA has been dedicated to creating new export markets and increasing Koreaﾒs trade value, which reached $1 trillion in 2011. In the late 1990s, the agency helped Korea overcome the Financial Crisis by starting its foreign direct investment promotion division. And in the last half century, KOTRA has played a significant role in supporting Korean companies expanding overseas.
Sector: International Trade and Development
Year Established: 1962