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RI handicraft makers to tap Korean market

  • Mariel Grazella

    The Jakarta Post

Seoul   /   Tue, September 25 2012   /  09:32 am
ASEAN Seoul: The ASEAN Pavilion at the Seoul Gift Show 2012, Seoul, South Korea. The event, which ended Sept. 23 after four days, featured 20 participants from several ASEAN countries, including two from Indonesia. (Courtesy of ASEAN-Korea Center)

ASEAN Seoul: The ASEAN Pavilion at the Seoul Gift Show 2012, Seoul, South Korea. The event, which ended Sept. 23 after four days, featured 20 participants from several ASEAN countries, including two from Indonesia. (Courtesy of ASEAN-Korea Center)Participants representing Indonesia at the Seoul Gift Show held in Seoul, South Korea, between Sept. 20 and Sept. 23, said that the Korean market held potential given the market’s affinity for handmade products.

The Indonesian participants showcased their products at the ASEAN Pavilion, a dedicated section where representatives of other Southeast Asian countries such as Thailand, Malaysia and Singapore set up booths.

A total of 20 ASEAN handicraft companies featured their products, including home decor and fashion accessories, at the pavilion with the full support of the ASEAN-Korea Center, an intergovernmental organization worki...