The Korea International Trade Association (Chairman:
Kim Young-ju) announced that they held the final round of presentation and the
award ceremony for ‘Hot Export Item Hunting Contest for College Students’ on
November 13th at COEX in Samsung-dong.
The contest was designed to have college and high
school students search for potential export items produced by outstanding
Korean SMEs and suggest them to specialized trading companies. A total of 93
items were suggested, and 11 of them were chosen to be presented in the final
round of the contest. A team named “Best” was awarded with the first prize for
their suggestion to market SME-produced ssamjang and meat marinating sauces to
Lotte Mart in Vietnam.