Investment environment

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General status

  • Location : The advance base of global logistics and trade in the center of the western region of Southern Jeolla Province
  • Are : 565.6㎢
  • Population : 61,716
  • Weather : annual average temperature is 13.5℃

Regional characteristics

  • Geography : Pan-Yellow-Sea economic hub adjacent to the new office of the Southern Jeolla Provincial government and the new Namak city
  • Environment: Blessed with a heaven-sent natural environment, rich in recreational tourist resources, and alive with a long-standing cultural history
  • Industry : The largest industrial area in the entire southwestern region of Korea where the Daebul National Industrial Complex and the Samho regional Industrial Complex are located

Industrial and agro-industrial complexes

Daebul National Industrial Complex
Daebul National Industrial Complex
  • Size: 12,978,000㎡ (industrial complex 11,567,000; residential area 1,411,000)
  • Ordinary complex: 8,793,000㎡
  • Foreigners' complex: 1,156,000㎡
  • Occupants: 250 companies
Samho Regional Industrial Complex
  • Sinbuk Agro-industrial complex
    - Size : 138,229,000㎡
    - Occupants : 10 companies
  • Gunseo Agri-industrial complex
    - Size: 140,893,000㎡
    - Occupants: 15 companies

Infrastructure

Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries
  • Mokpo Airport (domestic) : 7 flights to Seoul per week
  • West Coast Expressway (Incheon~Mokpo) completed
  • KTX Honam Line (Seoul∼Mokpo) completed
  • The construction of the Mokpo~Gwangyang Expressway has made it possible to access the Gwangyang Bay area within an hour.
  • Daebul port : currently 20,000-ton 3 berths
  • New Mokpo outport : 20,000∼30,000-ton 12 berths planned