Korea-Finland 50th Diplomatic Relations Anniversary

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This year 2023 marked the 50th Diplomatic Relations Anniversary between Korea and Finland. To celebrate this memorable occasion, Saga Furs hosted a reception in Seoul on 13 April by inviting Korean buyers and to introduce both countries’ strong relationship. Furthermore, we had a special presence from the Finnish Embassy in Korea, The Ambassador, Mr. Pekka Metso kindly joined together with Saga to commemorate the event with a special greeting speech.

“Korea and Finland established diplomatic relations 50 years ago. I am pleased to join also this event commemorating the Anniversary and reaffirming the strong current ties between Korea and Finland. Countries’ cooperation includes various industry sectors such as IT, critical technologies, lifestyle etc. This relationship is always full of energy, passion and clearly forward-thinking in nature. Looking forward to the next 50 years”, says The Ambassador.

Being forward-thinking, Saga Furs was the pioneer in sustainability in its industry and has been making efforts to provide these values for Saga Furs’ partners as well as for circular economy.

“It is a great please to host this special Anniversary event in Korea and I’m happy to highlight that Korea and Finland share much more common grounds than one can imagine. This can reflect why Saga has an extensive business history with Korea and I appreciate mutual respect between both countries. I look forward to see more development in the future”, says Markus Gotthardt, CEO of Saga Furs.

“The event is a great opportunity not only to celebrate the Korea and Finland 50th anniversary, but also to illustrate further to all buyers of Korean fur industry that how long business history both countries share together. Happy Korea-Finland 50th Anniversary and the next 50 years to come!”, says Samantha Vesala, Business Director, Marketing and Business Relations at Saga Furs.