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Environment businesses gather in Seoul for expo

May 30, 2016 - 16:48 By Kim Da-sol
The country’s largest environmental exhibition is being held at Coex in Seoul from May 31-June 3, gathering some 250 businesses from 22 countries.

The participating enterprises will showcase environment-related technologies and products during the 38th International Exhibition on Environmental Technology & Green Energy hosted by the Ministry of Environment and the Korea Environmental Preservation Association. Some 2,000 environmental technologies and products will be displayed.

The event will provide opportunities for businesses to meet one-on-one with buyers and organizers anticipate to see about $200 million purchasing contracts by the end of the event.

The exhibition will be largely divided into the fields of environment industries and technologies, and green energy.

Environmental industries and technologies will feature systems and information related to water quality, air, waste, measurement analyzers, environmentally friendly products, restoration of ecological systems at watersides, seawater desalination and other government policies.

The green energy section will present items and technologies related to green vehicles, sunlight generation, wind power generation, hydrogen power, fuel cells, small hydro power, geothermal power and other unused energy.

On May 31, an event will also be held to mark technology exchanges between businesses in Korea and China. Various conferences, forums and seminars are scheduled throughout the expo’s four-day run.

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