Korean companies are preparing to invest in Bulgaria`s energy sector, including in renewable energy, South Korea`s Ambassador to Bulgaria
Chun Bi-ho, said in a public lecture in Sofia
His Excellency did not reveal details but said a large Korean company wanted to acquire a Bulgarian energy firm, which is to be privatized. In addition, another company from South Korea has interest in taking part in the modernization of Bulgaria`s electricity network. At the same time, there is also interest on part of Korean construction and engineering firms considering Bulgarian infrastructure projects.
The South Korean Ambassador to Sofia pointed out that representatives of 15 Korean tourism companies came to Bulgaria
in August 2010, as part of what was described at the time as an "unprecedented" business delegation, to study opportunities in Bulgaria
for tour operators.