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ESTABLISH THE FIRST DIRECT AIRLINE BETWEEN ZAGREB AND SEOUL

 Zagreb, September 1, 2018 - With traditional water greeting on Saturday, September 1, the first flight of South Korean air company Korean Air which now connects Zagreb and Seoul three times a week, was released. Inauguration ceremony was attended by Jacques Feron, President of the International Airport of Zagreb, Byung-Ryool Park, manager of Korean Aira for Europe with associates, His Excellency Park Won-sup Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to the Republic of Croatia, His Excellency Damir Kušen Newly Appointed Ambassador of the Republic of Croatia to the Republic Korea, Olivera Šarić, Assistant Minister at the Ministry of Tourism of the Republic of Croatia, Martina Bienenfeld, Director of TZ Zagreb, Zoran Horvat, President of the Croatian-Korean Business Club, Luka Novosel, Member of the Board of Croatian-Korean Business Club and other guests. (more

SALVE REGINA-MARIJA BISTRICA JOINS THE CROATIAN-KOREAN BUSINESS CLUB

Zagreb, August 30, 2018 –H.E.Park Won-sup, the Ambassador of the Republic of Korea in Croatia hosted Signing Ceremony of the membership of Salve Regina-Marija Bistrica d.o.o. (part of the Sunce concen) in Croatian-Korean Business Club (CKBC).

Memorandum was signed by Mrs. Martina Kovačić, Director of the Salve Regina-Marija Bistrica and Mr. Zoran Horvat, President of the Croatian-Korean Business Club. (more

FOURTH ANNIVERSARY OF CROATIAN-KOREAN BUSINESS CLUB AND FAREWELL OF IGOR ZGRABLJIC, SECRETARY-GENERAL OF THE CLUB

Zagreb, May 29, 2018 - The Embassy of Republic of Korea in Zagreb and Croatian-Korean Business Club hosted a ceremony of marking the fourth anniversary of Croatian-Korean Business Club. The ceremony was attended by Hon. Željko Reiner, Deputy Sepaker of the Croatian Parliament, Hon. Marko Pavić, Minister of Labour and Pension System, representatives from the Office of the Prime Minister and the Office of the President of the Republic of Crotian, Club members-business people, media and other prominent guests. (more

AUTOCESTA RIJEKA-ZAGREB JOINS THE CROATIAN-KOREAN BUSINESS CLUB

May 18, 2018 - Autocesta Rijeka-Zagreb joined the Croatian-Korean Business Club by signing the contract between Mr. Miro Škrgatić, president of the Autocesta Rijeka-Zagreb and Mr. Zoran Horvat, president of the Croatian-Korean Business Club. Autocesta Rijeka-Zagreb is one of the key companies in the Croatian transport sector for which Korean investors have shown a great interest so far. (more

FACULTY OF FOOD TECHNOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY JOINS THE CROATIAN-KOREAN BUSINESS CLUB

May 17, 2018 - Faculty of Food Technology and Biotechnology joined the Croatian-Korean business club by signing the contract between prof.dr.sc. Damir Ježek, the dean of the Faculty and Mr. Zoran Horvat, the president of the Club.
Membership of the Faculty in the Club will be crucial for continuation of academic cooperation between Croatia and Korea, especifically in food and biotechnology, which was initiated by the Croatian-Korean Business Club. (more)

MEETING OF THE DELEGATION OF THE ISTRIA COUNTY WITH KOREAN AMBASSADOR

On February 09, 2018H.E.Park, Won-sup, Ambassador of the Republic of Korea, held a reception and working lunch in honor of high delegation from Istria County represented by: mr.sc.Valter Flego, County Governor, Mr.Boris Miletić, Mayor of Pula, Mr.Gianni Rosanda, President of Management Board of Uljanik Grupa from Pula, and with presence of prof.dr.Kresimir Cosic, professor at FER ( Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing ) in Zagreb, Mr.Tomislav Čorak Principal at the Boston Consulting Group and Mr.Zoran Horvat, President of Croatian-Korean Business Club. (more)

HALF A MILLION OF KOREANS WILL VISIT CROATIA THIS YEAR

 Announcement of the XXIII. Winter Olympics in Korean Pyeongchang in 2018

On December 1, 2017 the Korea-Croatia Business Forum was successfully organized in Zagreb by the by the Croatian-Korean Business Club, the Embassy of the Republic of Korea in Croatia, KOTRA and the Korean Tourism Organization. This years forum was organized under the high auspices of the Ministry of Tourism of the Republic of Croatia together with the partners Lošinj Hotels & Villas, Qatar Airways, DMC Adriatic and Travel Lounge. (more)

[INVITATION] KOREA-CROATIA BUSINESS FORUM 2017: Tourism trends and new opportunities

Zagreb, December 1, 2017, 09:00 a.m.   

Hotel Esplanade, Zagreb (more)

 

 

PRESEČKI GRUPA D.O.O. JOINS THE CROATIAN-KOREAN BUSINESS CLUB

Krapina, October 24, 2017 – The visit of H.E.Park Won-sup, the Ambassador of the Republic of Korea in Croatia and Mr.Lee, Dong-hee, Consul and Attache of Economy to Krapina, the capital of Krapina-Zagorje County, on October 24th 2017, was organized by Croatian-Korean Business Club ( CKBC ) on the occasion of the Signing Ceremony of the membership of Presečki Grupa d.o.o. in CKBC.  (more)

VISIT OF H.E.PARK WON-SUP TO KRAPINA 

 Krapina, October 24, 2017 - The visit of H.E.Park Won-sup, the Ambassador of the Republic of Korea in Croatia and Mr.Lee, Dong-hee, Consul and Attache of Economy to Krapina, the capital of Krapina-Zagorje County, on October 24th 2017, was organized by Croatian-Korean Business Club ( CKBC ) on the occasion of the Signing Ceremony of the membership of Presečki Grupa d.o.o. in CKBC. (more)

THIRD ANNIVERSARY OF THE MOST IMPORTANT PRIVATE INSTITUTION OF CROATIA AND KOREAN RELATIONSHIP

Zagreb, June 20, 2017 – Croatian-Korean Business Club held a ceremony in Esplanade Zagreb Hotel, to mark its third anniversary. Beside the host, H.E. Ambassador of the Republic of Korea in the Republic of Croatia, Park Won-Sup and the President of the Croatian-Korean Business Club Zoran Horvat, Deputy Speaker of the Croatian Parliament, academician Željko Reiner and the Minister of Labour and Pension System Marko Pavić addressed the guests. (more)

 

PHARMACIJA LABORATORIJ JOINS THE CROATIAN-KOREAN BUSINESS CLUB

Zagreb, October 5th 2016. Pharmacija Laboratorij Ltd. signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Croatian-Korean Business Club by which Pharmacija Laboratorij became an official member of the Croatian-Korean Business Club. Memorandum was signed by Mr. Joško Luka Bogdan, Director of the Pharmacija Laboratorij and Mr. Zoran Horvat, President of the Croatian-Korean Business Club.

During the signing of the Memorandum Mr. Joško Luka Bogdan expressed his satisfaction with the new membership in the Croatian-Korean Business Club, as well as with all business opportunities that are expected from the membership. (more)

 

SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS FULLY SUPPORTS THE CROATIAN-KOREAN BUSINESS CLUB

September 16, 2016 - The President of the Croatian-Korean Business Club Mr. Zoran Horvat and Secretary-General Mr. Igor Zgrabljić met with the CEO of Samsung electronics Mr. Taewhan (TH) Hwang. The meeting was an opportunity to present the activities of the Club to one of the most prominent Korean companies. The CEO of Samsung Mr. Hwang expressed his full support to the activities of the Club and discussed the many areas for potential cooperation in many areas. (more)

ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION OF THE MOST IMPORTANT PRIVATE INSTITUTION IN THE BILATERAL RELATIONS BETWEEN CROATIA AND KOREA

Zagreb, July 6, 2016 - The Embassy of the Republic of Korea in Zagreb and the Croatian-Korean Business Club hosted a ceremony marking the second anniversary of the Croatian-Korean Business Club. Along with the hosts the new Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to the Republic of Croatia H.E. Park Won-Sup and the President of the Croatian-Korean Business Club Zoran Horvat present guests were addressed by the Speaker of the Croatian Parliament academician Željko Reiner, Economic Adviser to the President of the Republic of Croatia Marko Jurčić, and Deputy Minister of Economy of the Republic of Croatia Ivan Sertić.

In his opening speech, the Ambassador of the Republic of Korea H.E. Park Won-Sup said that the Croatian-Korean Business Club is the most important private institution in Croatia-Korea relations and thanked the founders of the Club for their persistent efforts in the development of economic cooperation between the two countries. He concluded by saying that the full potential of economic cooperation between the two countries has yet to be realized. (more)

MEETING OF THE KOREAN BUSINESS DELEGATION AT THE MINISTRY OF ECONOMY 

Zagreb, May 02, 2016 – The Korean business delegation lead by H.E. Suh Hyung-won, Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to the Republic of Croatia, H.E. In-mo Yang, Honorary Consul of the Republic of Croatia in the Republic of Korea, Mr. Yoonwoo Lee, advisor and longtime director of Samsung Electronics, Mr. Zoran Horvat, President of the Croatian-Korean Business Club and Mr. Igor Zgrabljić, Secretary General of the Croatian-Korean Business Club visited the Ministry od Economy of the Republic of Croatia. The delegation had a meeting with Mr. Ivan Sertić, Assistant Minister of Economy of the Republic of Croatia and Mr. Damir Novinić, Managing Director of Agency for investment and competitiveness and his associates. (more)

FAREWELL DINNER IN HONOR OF H.E. SUH HYUNG-WON, AMBASSADOR OF THE REPUBLIC OF KOREA TO THE REPUBLIC OF CROATIA

Zagreb, April, 2016 – The Croatian-Korean Business Club hosted a farewell dinner in honor of H.E. Suh Hyung-won, Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to the Republic of Croatia. The farewell dinner was attended by the founders and members of the Croatian-Korean Business Club, along with Mr. Kwanmook Kim, director of KOTRA, Mr. Donghwan Che, Counsellor of the Embassy of Republic of Korea and Mr. Uhm Wonjae, First Secretary and Consul of the Embassy of Republic of Korea. (more)

THE VISIT OF KOREAN AMBASSADOR H.E. SUH HYUNG-WON TO SAMOBOR

Samobor, 2016 – Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to the Republic of Croatia H.E. Suh Hyung-won and Mr. Zoran Horvat, President of the Croatian-Korean Business Club visited the City of Samobor. The delegation was hosted by Mr. Krešo Beljak, Mayor of the City of Samobor and Mr.sc. Ružica Rasperić, Director of Zagreb County Tourist Board.

During their visit to Samobor the Korean delegation visited the manufacture workshop "Kristal Tuk" that manufactures hand cut crystals and unique items. The delegation also visited the wine cellar “Podrum Filipec” where they tasted traditional products Bermet and Samobor Mustard. (more)

THE CEREMONY OF SIGNING THE MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING BETWEEN THE UNIVERSITY OF ZAGREB AND THE KOREAN UNIVERSITY OF ULSAN

Zagreb, January 07, 2016 - Today at 14 am in the small hall of the Rectorate of the University of Zagreb and the Korean University of Ulsan signed the Memorandum of Understanding. This memorandum establishes a collaboration between the University of Zagreb and the University of Ulsan for the purpose to develop academic and cultural exchanges in the fields of education, research and other activities, in accordance with the internationalization of higher education. (more)

THE REPUBLIC CROATIA AND THE REPUBLIC OF KOREA WILL ESTABLISH DIRECT FLIGHTS BETWEEN TWO COUNTRIES

Zagreb, December 30, 2015 - Minister of Maritime Affairs , Transport and Infrastructure Sinisa Hajdaš Dončić and Ambassador of the Republic of Korea's Hyung -won Suh signed on Wednesday an agreement between the two governments on air transport , which provides framework for the establishment of direct regular flights  between the two countries.

The agreement will allow the establishment of direct regular flights in air transport , which would further encourage the further growth of tourist arrivals . In recent years, the Republic of Korea has become the most dynamic tourism market with the highest tourist arrivals in Croatia outside the European continent. (more)

THE REPUBLIC OF KOREA DONATES $200.000 TO CARITAS CROATIA

Zagreb, December 28, 2015 – The signing ceremony of the Donation Agreement, which the Republic of Korea donates the amount of $ 200,000 to Caritas Croatia was held at the Croatian Conference of Bishops. The amount is intended for the care of refugees and migrants on the Croatian territory, which are currently organized in the winter transit camp in the City of Slavonski Brod. Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to the Republic of Croatia, H.E. Suh Hyung-Won presented the donation to Msgr. Josip Mrzljak, President of Caritas Croatia who received the donation on behalf of the Caritas Croatia. (more)

THE REPUBLIC OF KOREA DONATES $300.000 TO THE CROATIAN RED CROSS 

Zagreb, December 28, 2015 – The Republic of Korea donates the amount of $ 300,000 to Croatian Red Cross. The amount is intended for the care of refugees and migrants that pass through Croatian territory. Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to the Republic of Croatia, H.E. Suh Hyung-Won presented the donation to Mr. Robert Markt, President of the Croatian Red Cross. (more)

MEETING WITH H.E. DRAŽEN HRASTIĆ, AMBASSADOR OF THE REPUBLIC OF CROATIA DESIGNATED TO THE REPUBLIC OF KOREA AND JAPAN

Zagreb, October 27, 2015 – On the occasion of the departure of H.E. Dražen Hrastić,  Ambassador of the Republic of Croatia designate to the Republic of Korea and Japan, the Ambassador Suh Hyung-won hosted a luncheon with the representatives of the Embassy of Korea and its supporting organizations. The luncheon was attended by H.E. Suh Hyung-Won the Ambassador of the Republic Korea in Zagreb, Mr. Uhm Whonjae, First Secretary and Consul, Mr. KwanMook Kim, the Director of KOTRA, Mr. Zoran Horvat the President of the Croatian-Korean Business Club and Mr. Igor Zgrabljić, Secretary General of the Croatian-Korean Business Club.(more)

GRAND OPENING OF THE LEE KWANGBAE JASTREB CUP

Zagreb, November 28, 2015 – In the Sports Hall “Dom sportova” in honor of the 70th birthday of Grandmaster Lee KwangBae, 9th DAN and the 40th anniversary of his work in Europe and Croatia, taekwondo club Jastreb organized the “Lee Kwangbae Jastreb Cup” which was held under the high auspices of the president of the Republic of Croatia Mrs. Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović, Ministry of Science, Education and Sport, Zagreb City Council and Zagreb City Mayor Mr. Milan Bandić. (more)

SAMSUNG, DAEWOO, KOGAS AND KOREA TELECOM ARE INTERESTED IN INVESTING IN CROATIA

Zagreb, 29 November 2015 – The Korea-Croatia Business Forum was officially opened today at the Sheraton Hotel Zagreb. The Forum is being held in Zagreb from 29th to 30th October in the organization of the Embassy of the Republic of Korea in Croatia, the Croatian Ministry of Economy, KOTRA, Croatian Chamber of Commerce and with the support of the Croatian-Korean Business Club. Along with the hosts the Korean Ambassador to Croatia H.E. Suh Hyung-Won and President of KOTRA’s european office g. Kim Doo Young, the ceremony was attended by the appointed Croatian Ambassador to Japan and Korea Mr. Dražen Hrastić, Assistant Minister of Economy Mr. Ismar Avdagić, director of the Agency for Investment and Competitiveness Mr. Damir Novinić, President and Secretary General of the Croatian-Korean Business Club, Mr. Zoran Horvat and Mr. Igor Zgrabljić, member of the Supervisory Board of Agrokor Mr. Damir Kuštrak, Ph.D. Krešimir Ćosić, Lieutenant General retired, vice president of the Zagreb City Assembly Mr. Davor Bernardić and others. The ceremony was also attended by some 100 dignitaries and representatives of the Croatian and Korean companies and institutions, including representatives of Korean companies Samsung C & T, Daewoo, Korea Gas Corporation (KOGAS), POSCO, Korea Telecom, Doosan Heavy Industries and others. (more)

KOREA FILM WEEK 2015 

Zagreb, October 20, 2015 – The opening of the Korea Film Week 2015 was held today at Tuškanac cinema. The opening was organized by the Embassy of the Republic of Korea and the Croatian Film Association. On this occasion the Embassy hosted a short gathering before the screening of the first movie Ode to My Father (2014.), directed by Youn Je-Kyun.

The Korea Film Week was organized on the initiative to familiarize the Croatian society with the Korean film art movie industry, which is as strong as Hollywood industry. The established production house CJ Entertainment signs all movies, which offer intelligent and first class entertainment that Croatians will appreciate. (more)

THE CELEBRATION OF THE KOREAN NATIONAL DAY

Zagreb, September 30, 2015 – On the occasion of the Korean National Day the Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to Croatia H.E. Suh Hyung-won hosted the reception and the concert of the Korean Symphony Orchestra at the Concert Hall Vatroslav Lisinski. The special guest of the concert was the violin soloist Ms. Yura Lee while the Orchestra was conducted by the most prominent Korean conductor Mr. Hun-Young Lim. About 100 dignitaries and representatives of the Croatian and Korean institutions and companies attended the reception and concert. (more)

THE VISIT OF THE KOREAN BUSINESS DELEGATION TO ISTRA AND DALMATIA

Zagreb, July 30, 2015 – The Korean business delegation lead by H.E. Suh Hyung-won, Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to the Republic of Croatia, Mr. Zoran Horvat, President of the Croatian-Korean Business Club and Mr. Igor Zgrabljić, Secretary General of the Croatian-Korean Business Club visited Istria County, Split-Dalmatia County, Zadar County and the island Rab. The delegation was joined by Mr. Shim Dong-Sup, Ph.D., one of the most prominent lawyers in Korea, currently Head of Project Group in Law Firm Ungbin and former Director of Ministry of International Trade, Industry and Energy, along with Mr. InKyu Park, Vice President of the Korea Free Trade Agreement Industry Association and CEO of Ecplaza Global. (more)

PRESENTATION ON INNOVATIVE TRADE FINANCE SYSTEM

Zagreb, July 30, 2015 – The Croatian-Korean Business Club organized a presentation on Innovative Trade Finance System to the members of the Club. The presentation was delivered by one of the most prominent Korean lawyers Mr. Shim Dong-Sup, Ph.D., currently Head of Project Group in Law Firm Ungbin and former Director of Ministry of International Trade, Industry and Energy and Mr. InKyu Park, Vice President of the Korea Free Trade Agreement Industry Association and CEO of Ecplaza Global. (more)

CROATIA IS BECOMING ONE OF THE MOST ATTRACTIVE DESTINATION FOR KOREAN EQUITY

 After the visit of 270,000 Korean tourists in 2014, Croatia is becoming an interesting destination for Korean investors 

Zagreb, 15 June 2015 – At the Embassy of the Republic of Korea in Zagreb today was held the first Anniversary Celebaration of the Korean-Croatian Business Club. Along with the hosts Korean Ambassador to Croatia H.E. Suh Hyung-won, President and Secretary General of the Croatian-Korean Business Club, Mr. Zoran Horvat and Mr. Igor Zgrabljić ceremony was attended by more than 100 dignitaries and representatives from Croatian and Korean companies and institutions including; Vice President of the Croatian Parliament Academician Željko Reiner, Governor of the Croatian National Bank, Mr. Boris Vujčić, Secretary General of the Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts Academician Pavao Rudan, Secretary of the Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts Ms. Marina Štancl, President of the Croatian Academy of Engineering Professor Vladimir Andročec, Vice President of the Zagreb City Assembly Mr. Davor Bernardić, the United States Ambassador to Croatia H.E. Kenneth Merten, Counsellor and Deputy Head of Mission Embassy of the United States of America to the Republic of Croatia Ms. Margaret H. Nardi, Ambassador of Azerbaijan in the Republic of Croatia H.E. Kamil Khasiyev, Assistant Minister of Foreign and European Affairs Ms. Dubravka Plejić Marković, then Mr. Pumjoo Lee, President of the Adria region, Samsung Electronics GmbH, Croatian athletes Dario Šimić, Zoran Primorac, President of the Croatian Olympians Club, Veljko Mršić, Acting the Head coach BC Cedevita, representatives of the Croatian Chamber of Economy, Croatian Tourist Board, the diplomatic representatives of Slovenia, Belgium, Russia, Israel and others. (more)

THE VISIT OF THE CROATIAN-KOREAN BUSINESS CLUB DELEGATION TO KOREA

The delegation of the Croatian-Korean Business Club, lead by the president Mr. Zoran Horvat and Secretary-General Mr. Igor Zgrabljić, has officially visited Korea from May 7-14, 2015. The visit of the Club’s delegation to Seoul, the South Korean capital started with the opening of the most important food and beverage fair in Asia, "Seoul Food 2015» which was attended by the Club members and representatives of the major Croatian food processing companies Agrokor, Kraš, Vindija and Badel 1862  which have jointly exhibited at the fair. (more)

THE PREMIERE PRESENTATION OF THE CROATIAN COMPANIES IN THE FAR EAST

Agrokor, Kraš, Vindija and Badel 1862 opened the doors to the Korean market and the markets of the Far East with their appearance at the "Seoul Food 2015» 

Seoul, South Korea, May 12, 2015. – In Seoul, the South Korean capital today was held the opening of the most important food and beverage fair in Asia, "Seoul Food 2015» (http://seoulfood.or.kr/eng/), which will be open from May 12 to May 15, 2015. The fair was opened with a symbolic ribbon cutting attented by most diplomatic representatives in the Republic of Korea and led by the world president and CEO of KOTRA  Mr. Jaehong Kim. (more)

KRAŠ D.D. AS NEW MEMBER OF THE CROATIAN-KOREAN BUSINESS CLUB SETS OUT TO CONQUER THE FAR EAST MARKETS

Zagreb, 6 May 2015 – With the aim of strengthening business and friendly relationships with companies from South Korea, the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding between Kraš d.d. and the Croatian-Korean Business Club was staged in the magnificent setting of the Krašograd EcoPark in Bratina, by which Kraš d.d. has become a member of the Croatian-Korean Business Club. The Memorandum was signed by Mr. Damir Bulić, Chairman of the Management Board of Kraš d.d., Mr. Darko Radišić, Member of the Board of Kraš d.d. and Mr. Zoran Horvat, President of the Croatian-Korean Business Club. The signing ceremony was also attended by the Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to the Republic of Croatia H.E. Suh Hyung-Won, Mr. Uhm Wonjae, First Secretary and Consul of the Embassy of the Republic of Korea to the Republic of Croatia, Mrs. Marica Vidaković, authorized signatory of Kraš d.d., Mr. Tomislav Jović, Vice-Chairman of Supervisory Board of Kraš.d.d. and Mr. Igor Zgrabljić, Secretary General of the Croatian-Korean Business Club. (more)

JADRANKA D.D. AND TRIGLAV OSIGURANJE D.D. JOIN THE CROATIAN-KOREAN BUSINESS CLUB

The continuum of joining of the leading business group in the Croatian-Koran Business Club

 

Mali Lošinj, April 17, 2015. - With the aim of strengthening business and friendly relations with companies from South Korea, at the Bellevue hotel, on the island Mali Lošinj today was staged the signing ceremony of the Memorandum of Understanding between Jadranka d.d., Triglav osiguranje d.d. and the Croatian-Korean Business Club by which Jadranka d.d. and Triglav Osiguranje d.d. became members of the Croatian-Korean Business Club. The memorandum was signed by Mr. Sanjin Šolić, President of the Management Board of Jadranka d.d., Mr. Marin Matijaca, President of the Management Board of Triglav osiguranje d.d. and Mr. Zoran Horvat, President of the Croatian-Korean Business Club. The signing ceremony was also attended by the Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to the Republic of Croatia H.E. Suh Hyung-Won, Mr. Gari Cappelli, the Mayor of Mali Lošinj, Mr. Uhm Wonjae, First Secretary and Consul of the Embassy of the Republic of Korea to the Republic of Croatia and Mr. Igor Zgrabljić, Secretary General of the Croatian-Korean Business Club. (more...)

MEETING OF THE DELEGATION OF THE CROATIAN-KOREAN BUSINESS CLUB AND THE EMBASSY OF KOREA WITH THE PRESIDENT OF THE CROATIAN CHAMBER OF ECONOMY

Zagreb, 24 February, 2015. – At the headquarters of the Croatian Chamber of Economy Mr. Luka Burilović President of the CCE , together with Mr. Ivan Barbarić, Head of the President's Chamber of Economy, hosted H.E. Suh Hyung-Won, the Korean Ambassador to Croatia, Mr. Uhm Wonjae the First Secretary and Consul, the delegation of the Croatian-Korean Business Club led by Mr. Zoran Horvat, President of the Croatian-Korean Business Club and long-time director of Samsung Corporation headquartered in Zagreb (1991-2005), Mr. Igor Zgrabljić,  Secretary General of the Croatian-Korean Business Club, and Mr. KwanMook Kim, Director of the Korean Business Centre (KOTRA). (more)

VISIT OF THE DELEGATION OF THE CROATIAN-KOREAN BUSINESS CLUB AND THE EMBASSY OF KOREA TO PODRAVKA

Zagreb, 20 February, 2015. – At Podravka headquarters in Koprivnica Ms. Olivija Jakupec, Board Member welcomed H.E. Suh Hyung-Won, Korean Ambassador to Croatia, Mr. Uhm Wonjae, First Secretary and Consul as well as the delegation of the Korean-Croatian Business Club (CKBC) led by Mr. Zoran Horvat, President of the Croatian-Korean Business Club and longtime director of Samsung Corporation in Croatia (1991-2005), and Mr. Igor Zgrabljić, Secretary General of the Croatian-Korean Business Club. 

The visit included a tour of the Vegeta factory and a working meeting where they discussed the entry of Podravka on the Korean market, (more)

VISIT OF THE DELEGATION OF THE CROATIAN-KOREAN BUSINESS CLUB AND THE EMBASSY OF KOREA TO VINDIJA

Zagreb, 20 February, 2015. – At Vindija headquarters in Varaždin Mr. Dragutin Drk, CEO of Vindija and his management team Mr. Saša Vojnović, Adviser to the General Director for Trade, Mr. Alan Mravlinčić, Purchasing Manager, Ms Petra Košćak Hopwood, Marketing Director, and Ms. Mirjana Džambić, Advisor for export have welcomed H.E. Suh Hyung-Won, Korean Ambassador to Croatia, Mr. Uhm Wonjae, First Secretary and Consul as well as the delegation of the Korean-Croatian Business Club (CKBC) led by Mr. Zoran Horvat, President of the Croatian-Korean Business Club and longtime director of Samsung Corporation in Croatia (1991-2005), and Mr. Igor Zgrabljić, Secretary General of the Croatian-Korean Business Club. (more)

STUDY IN KOREA

Available scholarships for Croatian citizens as part of the Global scholarship program of the Government of the Republic of Korea 2015 (GSK) 

Embassy of the Republic of Korea is informing all who are interested about the available scholarships as part of the Global scholarship program of the Government of the Republic of Korea 2015 (GSK) for graduate / post-graduate studies for the period 2015 / 2018 for Croatian citizens. The aim is to promote international exchange in education, as well as mutual friendship amongst the participating countries. Croatia was granted with two internationals scholarship, with the application deadline: March 27, 2015.

Detailed instructions for the application, and the application form, can be found on the following links: http://public.mzos.hr/Default.aspx?art=13631, http://www.studyinkorea.go.kr/en/main.do

REAL GRUPA JOINS THE CROATIAN-KOREAN BUSINESS CLUB

Zagreb, January 07 2015. – Real Group signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Croatian-Korean Business Club by which Real Group became an official member of the Croatian-Korean Business Club. Memorandum was signed by Mr. Krešimir Renzo Prosoli, Director of the Real Group and Mr. Zoran Horvat, President of the Croatian-Korean Business Club and longtime director of Samsung Corporation headquartered Zagreb (1991-2005).

During the signing of the Memorandum Mr. Krešimir Renzo Prosoli expressed his satisfaction with the new membership in the Croatian-Korean Business Club, as well as with all business opportunities that are expected from the membership. (more)

 

THE OPENING OF THE FIRST KOREAN FOOD FESTIVAL IN CROATIA AND TRADITIONAL KOREAN LUNCH HOSTED BY H.E. SUH HYUNG-WON

Zagreb, November 15, 2014 –  As a part of the first Korean Food Festival, organized by the Embassy of the Republic of Korea to the Republic of Croatia and the Croatian-Korean Business Club in hotel Esplanade Zagreb, H.E. Suh Hyung-Won, Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to the Republic of Croatia, hosted a traditional Korean lunch for the delegation of the Croatian-Korean Business Club. The menu was prepared and presented by one of the Korean master chefs, President of Korean Food Institute,  Sook-ja Yoon, the biggest expert in the Korean royal cuisine. (more)

AGROKOR D.D.  JOINS THE CROATIAN-KOREAN BUSINESS CLUB

Zagreb, 13 November 2014 – Today at the headquarters of Agrokor Group in Zagreb, Agrokor hosted the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding between Agrokor d.d. and the Croatian-Korean Business Club. With this signing Agrokor became an official member of the Croatian-Korean Business Club. The Memorandum was signed by M.Sc. Damir Kuštrak, Executive Vice President for Export Markets, Ivan Crnjac MBA, Executive Vice President for Strategy and Capital Markets and Zoran Horvat, President of the Croatian-Korean Business Club and long-time director of Samsung Corporation, headquartered Zagreb (1991-2005).(more) 

ATLANTIC GROUP JOINS THE CROATIAN-KOREAN BUSINESS CLUB

Zagreb, November 1 2014 – Atlantic Group at its headquarters in Zagreb hosted today the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding with Croatian-Korean Business Club, which made Atlantic Group an official member of the Croatian-Korean Business Club. The memorandum was signed by Neven Vranković, Group Vice President for Corporate Activities and Zoran Horvat, President of the Croatian-Korean Business Club and long-time director of Samsung Corporation, headquartered Zagreb (1991-2005). The signing ceremony was attended by the Ambassador of the Republic of Korea in Croatia, HE Suh Hyung-Won and his associates, Ivan Mišetić, Secretary General of Atlantic Group and Igor Zgrabljić, Secretary General of the Croatian-Korean Business Club.  (more )

FACULTY OF ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING AND COMPUTING, UNIVERSITY OF ZAGREB BECAME A MEMBER OF THE CROATIAN-KOREAN BUSINESS CLUB

Zagreb, September 27, 2014 The Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing in Zagreb staged today the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding between the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing (FER) University of Zagreb, and the Croatian-Korean Business Club that made FER an official member of the Croatian-Korean Business Club. The Memorandum was signed by Professor Nedjeljko Perić, Ph.D. , Dean of the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing and Zoran Horvat , President of the Croatian-Korean Business Club ... (more)

THE DAYS OF KOREAN CINEMA IN CROATIA

Osijek, 12 September 2014 - On the eve of the opening of Korean cinema in Croatia, H.E. Hyung-won Suh, Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to the Republic of Croatia, accompanied by Che Dongh-wan, Counsellor and Deputy Head of Mission and Zoran Horvat, President of the Croatian-Korean Business Club were the guests of Mayor Ivan Vrkić and his Deputy Vladimir Ham. The hosts introduced him to basic geographic, cultural and political policies, and, above all, economic resource potentials of the river Drava. (more)

VISIT OF THE DELEGATION OF THE CROATIAN-KOREAN BUSINESS CLUB AND THE EMBASSY OF KOREA TO OSIJEK-BARANJA COUNTY

Osijek, 11 September 2014 - With the opening of Korean cinema in Croatia, the representatives of the City, County and Cinemas Osijek were visited by the Ambassador of the Republic of Korea in Croatia H.E. Hyung-won Suh, Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to the Republic of Croatia, accompanied by Che Dongh-wan, Counselor and Deputy Head of Mission and Zoran Horvat, President of the Croatian-Korean Business Club who also participated in the opening of the festival. 

The Mayor of Osijek-Baranja county Vladimir Šišljagić used the ... (more)

VISIT OF THE DELEGATION OF THE CROATIAN-KOREAN BUSINESS CLUB AND THE EMBASSY OF KOREA TO AGROKOR

Osijek, 11 September 2014 – The Ambassador of the Republic of Korea in Croatia H.E. Suh Hyung-won and Zoran Horvat, President of the Croatian-Korean Business Club accompanied by the CKBC delegation visited the company Agrokor. During their visit  Mr. Damir Kuštrak, Excecutive Vice-President of Foreign Trade in Agrokor organized a  tour for the whole delegation. Ms. Maša Jelić, Personal advisor of Mr. Damir Kuštrak, hosted the delegation.  (more)

VISIT OF THE DELEGATION OF THE CROATIAN-KOREAN BUSINESS CLUB AND THE EMBASSY OF KOREA TO VUKOVAR

Vukovar, 11 September 2014 – The Mayor of Vukovar Ivan Penava received on inaugural visit the Ambassador of the Republic of Korea in Croatia H.E. Suh Hyung-won accompanied by Che Dongh-wan, Counsellor and Deputy Head of Mission, Junghyun Park administrative secretary and Zoran Horvat, President of the Croatian-Korean Business Club. The visit was also attended by Mayor's Penava two Deputy Mayor's Marijan Pavliček and Marija Budimir as well as Kristina Glumac Senior Associate for EU projects ... (more)

OPENING CEREMONY OF THE CROATIAN-KOREAN BUSINESS CLUB

Zagreb, 16 June 2014 The Croatian-Korean Business Club was formally presented at the Embassy of the Republic of Korea in Zagreb. Hosted by the Ambassador of the Republic Korea in Zagreb H.E. Suh Hyung-Won and President of the Croatian-Korean Business Club Mr. Zoran Horvat , the Opening ceremony of the Croatian-Korean Business Club was attended by about 100 dignitaries and representatives of the Croatian and Korean companies and institutions, including Deputy Speaker of the Croatian Parliament Honorable Milorad Batinić , ... (more)