SÃO PAULO, Brazil (AVING Special Report on 'Korea ICT Roadshow Central and South America 2011') -- <Visual News> Incheon IT Promotion Agency (president Young-Soo Lee, www.iitpa.or.kr) selected each five IT enterprises from Ansan and Incheon and held buyer's forum in SÃO PAULO, Brazil and Bogota, Columbia on April 13, 14 and 19 with local IT businesses. In particular, the forum in Brazil was proceeded as an event to deal with both exhibition and consultation for the first time with KOTRA and achieved totaling 18 million US$ of performance in consulting on export by 164 times of consultations.
In the forum, Sky System (representative Haeng-Woo Nam), specializing in manufacture of DID, was in the center of all the attentions and there was a buyer who promised an agency contract. Especially in Bogota, a manufacturer specializing in POP suggested contract of 3 million US$ on the spot, which is an exceptional thing. And two businesses including a kiosk manufacturer will conclude a contract after visiting Korea in the beginning of May.
ChoisTechnology (representative Soon-Pil Choi), specializing in wireless presenter, will compare on agent contracts with a buyer met in CES held on this January and then conclude an agreement in Bogota. Hana Electronics (representative Sam-Young Joo), which developed battery regenerative apparatus, established a bridgehead for South American market by signing an agency contract, thanks to an overseas Korean, who was not on the meeting list, purchasing a floor model on the first day in SÃO PAULO.
Top A Technology (representative Dae-You Kim), which brought door-lock to security-vulnerable Bogota, plans to target Columbian market later with a great love they received. TNST (representative Jin-Seong Park), a manufacturer of router based in Ansan, achieved performance in contract of 0.5 million US$ with signing an MOU regarding to agency contract with a distributor of telecommunication devices
This forum was co-held by Ansan IT Industry Promotion Agency and trade mission from South Asia like last year. Enterprises from Daegu, co-participants in forum held in Brazil, also showed interest in products made by enterprises of Incheon and Ansan so interchange between companies seems to be possible.
Incheon IT Promotion Agency, who noticed potential growth of South American market through this forum, will try their best to support more for better performances by continuous interchange with KOTRA KBC.