KC for Electronic Products

We support world leading manufacturers in the rapid certification of electronic products for the Korean market.

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KC-EMC Certification

We clarify the requirements for your product and ensure that your product is certified quickly and reliably.

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KCs - Korea Certification Mark for machines

Korea Certification is an excellent partner for KCs certification for machines. We ensure that you get your product approved quickly and reliably.

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KEMCO Certification

Korea Certification ist der ideale, strategische Partner für die KEMCO Zertifizierung. Wir unterstützen Sie bei allen Schritten zum koreanischen Energieeffizienz-Label.

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Training

Korea Certification offers customized certification training to fit your company needs. Our trainer will come to your location and provide the training, up to date information and pass on valuable tips from our many years of experience. Call us today to learn more!

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MPR International

Since 2005, MPR International GmbH has been supporting companies around the world in obtaining the required product certifications for the Asian markets. With a strong team located worldwide, we can offer you the best solution for your enquiries.

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Coupang’s revenue up by more than 50 per cent

US-listed e-commerce giant Coupang Inc recently reported its highest-ever quarterly revenue. On 12 August, the company, which is also known as the “Amazon of South Korea”, reported that its revenue reached US$4.48 billion in the second quarter of this year. Compared to the same period last year, this represents an increase of 71 per cent. Coupang’s revenue has grown steadily by at least 50 per cent for 15 consecutive quarters since the third quarter of 2017. Analysts relate the strong growth to both rising active customer numbers and higher average spend per customer. The number of active customers reached 17 million last quarter, up 26 per cent from the first quarter of 2021, while the average spend per customer was $263 in the second quarter, up 36 per cent from the previous quarter. Among the most successfull product categories were electronics, appliances and clothing. Many products, especially in the electronics category, need mandatory KC certification in order to be allowed to be sold and used on the Korean market.

 

Coupang is a South Korean e-commerce company based in Seoul, as well as a subsidiary in Delaware, US. Founded in 2010, the company rose to become the largest online marketplace in South Korea through expansion. As part of the expansion of its business areas, the video streaming service Coupang Play was founded. Due to the company’s position in the market and size, Coupang is also often referred to as the “Amazon of South Korea”. To grow further in online retail, Coupang invested a total of US$120 million in fresh food delivery and food delivery service Coupang Eats during the second quarter. Through the integration and strong growth of these businesses, Coupang hopes to save on fixed costs and, as a result, offer customers attractive prices for the goods and services.

South Korea is considered one of the most important and innovative industrial nations in the world. To gain market access to this highly technological country, products imported into South Korea must be tested and certified. The KC mark or KC certificate is roughly equivalent to the European CE mark and applies to 730 different products. MPR International GmbH has solid experience in Korea certification and competent local partners. We will be pleased to advise you without obligation about the scope and procedure of a Korea certification.

If you need assistance or have any questions regarding Korean certifications like KC, KC EMC, KCs or KCs for explosion safety products, feel free to contact us any time.

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Verena Numssen

About the author: Verena Numssen is managing director of MPR International GmbH

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