GBCs, which stand for Gyeonggi Business Center are the overseas offices in 9 countries affiliated with the Gyeonggi provincial government, supporting Gyeonggi province companies to export their products to overseas countries. GBCs are marketing experts to serve as intermediaries between buyers and Korean companies and help difficulties that may occur during transactions.
Mumbai GBC Mumbai is the first GBC that was established 16 years ago in 2005. GBC Mumbai has been annually holding ‘G-FAIR KOREA in Mumbai’ for 13 years, the largest Korean products show in India, which is promoting outstanding products of Korean SMEs. GBC Mumbai will continue to introduce and support excellent Gyeonggi province products based on its long experience in the industry with hugely and variously accumulated data.
L.A. GBC L.A. is located in California, one of the largest economies in the United States. Its marketing is not limited within the United States, but also extended to Canada and Latin America. In addition to the offline marketing it has done so far, GBC L.A. has opened its own store on Amazon adopting various B2B and B2C marketing strategies successfully. GBC L.A. will continue to introduce and provide attractive Gyeonggi province products to the Americas with on-offline channels.
Moscow GBC Moscow opened in 2006 in order to support Gyeonggi province SMEs’ products to enter into Russia including other CIS countries. The local director has a doctorate degree in high molecular chemistry with 20 years of trade related experiences in Russia. He has a good understanding of local market trends, especially in its high-tech market. Based on this, GBC Moscow will continue to introduce and provide excellent Gyeonggi province products suitable for Russia.
Kuala Lumpur GBC Kuala Lumpur, located at where the population and economy are growing fastest in Southeast Asia, opened in 2008 to introduce and support Gyeonggi province companies’ products to Malaysia. GBC KL continuously participates in government-sponsored programs by maintaining good relationships with local government and also taking the lead in the rapidly changing environment providing Korean products at Grab Mart and Shoppee, which are large online consumer products delivery services in Southeast Asia.
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Ho Chi Minh GBC Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam opened in 2016. Despite of the global economic recession caused by COVID-19, it is steadily conducting B2B support through systematic video conference meetings. With GBC Ho Chi Minh director’s more than 25 years of trading experiences, they can provide the stable support for signing various contracts such as distributorship, exclusive agency, and exports. GBC Ho Chi Minh will continue to introduce and support excellent Gyeonggi province products to Vietnam.
Tehran GBC Tehran, Iran opened in 2017. It was established to introduce attractive Gyeonggi province products to the Middle East market, flexibly responding to market changes in the region. In particular, the local director is the best marketer in the Middle East with more than 10 years of experience in imports and exports. GBC Tehran continues to support transactions between companies in the market, where it has unique characteristics.
Nairobi GBC Nairobi, Kenya was established in 2018. The director is a local expert who has 20 years of long local experiences, with handling a various kinds of Korean products ranging from household goods to military supplies in Kenya. GBC Nairobi has opened a promotion store at a big shopping mall in downtown, Nairobi, where introducing Gyeonggi province’s outstanding products to local companies and consumers, and also supporting transaction processes. In addition, paying attention to the booming Kenyan construction industry, GBC Nairobi is actively supporting Korean companies to participate local construction projects.
Istanbul GBC Istanbul was established to continue strategic exchanges in the Middle East. To reinforce its role, GBC Istanbul set up GBC exclusive shops on Turkey’s online shopping malls, establishing reliable local networks to provide effective B2B transaction supports.
Bangkok Despite of its short history of GBC Bangkok - opened in 2020, it has a in-depth cooperation with Thai government agencies, businesses, and associations. Especially, GBC Bangkok director is a local expert who has 30 years of practical experiences in government projects, construction, and telecommunications industries that is leading to making satisfactory transaction contracts between Thai and Korean companies.
Shanghai GBC Shanghai is the first GBC established in China as a representative office of four GBCs in China. GBC Shanghai introduces Gyeonggi province’s great products to local buyers, and supports transaction contracts based on a wide network such as Chinese provincial/city governments, economic organizations, and professional associations. In particular, based on its long working experience in China, GBC Shanghai supports practical difficulties that may occur between companies such as in the field of investment, partnership, and trade counseling. Also, it serves as a bridge of communication that promotes trade and cultural exchanges between Korea and China.
Shenyang GBC Shenyang is actively carrying out various government supporting projects. The local director is an expert who has more than 20 years of experiences in the international trade. They are rapidly responding to market trends in northern China. In addition, in order to provide more business opportunities to Chinese buyers, GBC Shenyang collects local buyers’ requirements and provide Gyeonggi province’s excellent products suitable for buyers.
Guangzhou GBC Guangzhou was established in 2016 supporting transaction arrangements and contracts between local buyers and Korean companies. In particular, GBC Guangzhou continues to maintain good relationships with the local government and private associations and it is also working with famous Chinese online platforms to respond quickly to the needs of the Chinese market.
Chongqing GBC Chongqing is an office specialized in online marketing, and specifically they help Korean consumer goods to enter into China by online channels. GBC Chongqing focuses on introducing Gyeonggi province’s best products and arrange transactions through Taobao/Yojjan/Douin online shops. In addition, it is responding quickly to buyers’ requests through supporting logistics and operating local warehouses. GBC Chongqing is also managing offline shops in Chongqing, Chengdu, Xian, and Haikou, and communicating closely with buyers and consumers to respond to local needs.