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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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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South Korea reduces import tariffs on certain products to fight inflation

The South Korean government reduced import tariffs on 26 key industrial products this year, including liquefied natural gas (LNG). The Ministry of Economy and Finance justified the decision by citing rising inflation in the country and hopes the move will slow price increases. In July, duty-free import volumes were set for certain product groups, while others are completely exempt from import duties for an indefinite period. For example, unlimited quantities of ethanol feedstocks would be allowed to be imported. Liquefied gases and their transport containers in many cases require certification by KGS to be approved for import and use in Korea.



Earlier this year, the government suspended import duties on liquefied natural gas (LNG) indefinitely. The expansion of the product list for duty-free imports came about the same time South Korea made headlines for its rising inflation. This was due to continued disrupted global supply chains and ongoing geopolitical tensions in Europe. As a result, consumer prices in South Korea rose six percent in June from a year earlier, marking the highest increase in nearly 24 years.

The Korea Gas Safety Corporation (KGS) is a government organization under the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy (MOTIE). Gas safety regulations in Korea began in 1974 with the passage of the Compressed Gas Control Act. In 1995, the Institute of High Pressure Gas Safety was established, and after several restructurings, the Korea Gas Safety Corporation (KGS) was established in 2001. One year later, KGS was affiliated with MOTIE. KGS was accredited as a Korean designated testing body in 2006 and was also accredited to perform KCs certification and testing of explosion-proof electrical equipment.

We offer certification services for all product areas, including KC certification for consumer products and especially electronics, KC EMC certification for electronic products, and KCs certification for machinery, as well as KCs for explosion-proof products. We are available to answer any questions you may have about Korea certifications.

Feel free to contact us any time if you need assistance or have any questions regarding Korean certifications like KC, KC EMC, KCs, KCs for explosion safety products or KGS factory registration.

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Verena Numssen

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

Publisher: MPR International GmbH

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