• Online Application for Trade Day Awards Available from July 20
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    Online Application for Trade Day Awards Available from July 20


    - Export Tower’ and Men or Merit will be given… application will be accepted until August 17 -


    The Korea International Trade Association (Chairman, Kim Young-joo) announced that the organization would accept the applications for the "2018 Men of Merit and Export Tower Awards” for 4 weeks from July 20 to August 17.


    On the occasion of the ‘55th Trade Day’ on December 5, 40 kinds of "Export Towers" will be given to the companies who have contributed to the increase of exports, depending on their performances ranging from 1 million dollars to 75 billion dollars. The CEOs, executive members and employees of the exporters will receive 10 types of Men of Merit, including the Order of Industrial Service Merit (gold, silver, bronze, iron, stone pagoda), Industrial Medal, Presidential Citation, Prime Minister Award, Trade Minister's Commendation, and Award of the Chairman of Korea International Trade Association.


    Companies can apply for the 'Export Tower' based on their export performance of one year from July 1 last year to June 30 this year. The CEOs, executive members and employees of the trading companies who exported over one million dollars during the same period and special men of merit are eligible to apply for the Men of Merit and the total number of 700 Men of Merit will be given. The maximum of three people from a company can apply for Men of Merit. In the case of special men of merit, new growth industries, job creation, regulation improvement and problem solving are newly added.


    More detailed information for the application and required documents are available on the website (, and application will be accepted at Seoul Award Office (02-6000-2331~4) of the local offices of the Korea International Trade Association.


    Kim Jung-soo, head of Member Support Department at KITA, said “Since the exports between July last year and June this year increased by 11 percent on year, we expect that more companies will apply for ‘Export Tower’ compared to last year. We also expect to see the record-breaking export performance for 'Export Tower' due to the semiconductor industry boom.”


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