Republic of Korea as one of the leading foreign investors
The Republic of Korea is one of the most important foreign investors in the Slovak Republic. Altogether about 100 South Korean companies have invested in production in Slovakia, especially in the automotive and electrotechnical sectors.
The biggest investor is Kia Motors, followed by Samsung Electronics. Both companies belong among our largest exporters and also belong among the top five largest businesses. Slovakia is the fourth most important export market in the EU, according to the material of the diplomatic corporation for the Republic of Korea, Germany, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. Between the V4 countries, we are in trade with the Republic of Korea at the level of Poland, almost double the volume of the Czech Republic and Hungary.