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Exporting to Korea: Key Information

Key Information

Korea is an important export market for many U.S. companies, and understanding the requirements is a key element of export success. Standards, technical regulations and conformity assessment play a vital role in any company’s competitiveness – both at home and in the global marketplace.

The information on the standards and conformity assessment systems of Korea was developed in cooperation between the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), and the Korean Agency for Technology and Standards (KATS) as part of the activities under the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed in September 2005.

The following pages focus on the Korean market and will provide answers to the following frequently asked questions:

American National Stamndards Institute Korean Agency for Technology and Standards (KATS)

In addition to the market access and market acceptance requirements discussed above, companies may also need to be aware of other requirements before attempting to place products in the Korean market. The links below provide information about some of these requirements:


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