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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Imports of luxury vehicles increase 74 percent year-on-year

As the market share of imported cars continues to expand, demand for luxury vehicles with a price tag equivalent to more than $85,000 increased last year. Of imported cars in this price range, 39,965 were sold in the first seven months of the current year. This represents 23.2 percent of the total 172,146 vehicles imported into South Korea during the period. The data was provided by the Korean Association of Auto Importers and Distributors. The Korean automotive market is strong; growth is recovering in manufacture and production since the beginning of the COVID-19 crisis. International supply lines are active and import of components, which often need KC certification, is closing in on levels comparable to 2019.

 

 

The business of imported luxury vehicles priced at $85,000 or higher grew 74 percent year-on-year. Their share within total imported vehicles rose 8 percent to 15.5 percent. Sales of expensive imported vehicles from three German automakers, Mercedes-Benz, BMW and Audi, doubled from last year. Mercedes-Benz continues to rank first with 17,524 vehicles, followed by BMW with 5,286 vehicles and Audi with 2,437 vehicles.

SUVs and cars with environmentally friendly engines are enjoying increasing popularity in the category of expensive imported vehicles. Sales of SUVs more than doubled to 21,398 units. Imported vehicles with environmentally friendly engines (hybrid, plug-in and electric) were in very high demand. Sales of these increased fourfold year-on-year to 20,470 units. Sales of these vehicles now outstrip imported luxury cars with conventional gasoline or diesel engines. Their share of imports to Korea now accounts for 51.2 percent, up from just 22.2 percent in 2020.

Is your company in the automotive industry and has or plans to have business relations with South Korea? Many products imported into South Korea must be pre-tested and certified. MPR International GmbH recommends itself as a partner for your Korea certification. We gladly check for you without obligation whether your products are subject to certification and prepare an attractive offer for you.

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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Julian Busch

About the author: Julian Busch is the founder and managing director of MPR International GmbH

Publisher: MPR International GmbH

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