Hun-bae Park, Fertilizer Part General Manager of Samsung C&T Trading and Investment Group, was awarded the Presidential Citation at the 55th Trade Day ceremony held at COEX, Samseong-dong, Seoul on December 5.
Trade Day is a commemorative day designated by the Korean government to promote the balanced development of trade and to solidify the country’s position as a trading powerhouse. This year, some 2,000 members of the government and the trading industry gathered to celebrate the export outcomes of 2018.
Hun-bae Park contributed significantly to the exploration of new overseas markets drawing on his trading experience and network accumulated over the past 26 years in the fertilizer industry. He was especially recognized for enhancing the competitiveness of Korean chemical products and expanding the export base by selling Korean fertilizers to Southeast Asia and all parts of the world through his aggressive marketing efforts. By increasing the profit rate, Park has also secured a stable growth foundation for the Company, due mainly to advancements into new markets in Central and South America and Europe.
Park expressed his gratitude for receiving the citation by saying, “Fertilizer exports began in the late 1970s and have significantly contributed to the trading figures of the Company and the country. I will make further efforts to expand fertilizer sales going forward. Thank you.”