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SK Bioscience Wins US$31.3 mln Deal to Supply Chickenpox Vaccines to Latin America

SK Bioscience Wins US$31.3 mln Deal to Supply Chickenpox Vaccines to Latin America

SEOUL, May 23 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean vaccine maker SK Bioscience Co. said Monday it has secured a US$31.3 million deal from the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) to supply chickenpox vaccines to Latin American countries. SK Bioscience said it has recently delivered its first batch of shipments of SKY Varicella, the company’s chickenpox [...]

Laboratorio de Blockchain Latinoamericano (“LABS”) Formed to Accelerate the Development of Blockchain Technologies in Latin America

Laboratorio de Blockchain Latinoamericano (“LABS”) Formed to Accelerate the Development of Blockchain Technologies in Latin America

SANTIAGO, Chile, Dec. 8 (Korea Bizwire) — At a private event at The W Hotel in Santiago, Chile, the formation of the Laboratorio de Blockchain Latinoamericano (“LABS”) for the accelerated recruitment of blockchain technologists and development projects in Latin America was formally announced. The organization will consist of a consortium of Latin America government, regulatory, [...]

Samsung Tops Latin American Smartphone Market in 2020

Samsung Tops Latin American Smartphone Market in 2020

SEOUL, March 3 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. further expanded its presence in the Latin American smartphone market last year to cement its leading status amid the novel coronavirus pandemic, a report showed Wednesday. The South Korean tech giant accounted for 40.5 percent of smartphone shipments in Latin America in 2020, up from 38 [...]

Latin American Countries Ask S. Korea to Share Coronavirus Know-how

Latin American Countries Ask S. Korea to Share Coronavirus Know-how

SEOUL, March 23 (Korea Bizwire) — Latin American countries are asking the South Korean government to share the insight it has accumulated in tackling the coronavirus as they are the beginning to face the effects of the worldwide pandemic. South Korean officials met with their Argentinian counterparts on Thursday via video conference to share their [...]

Aviation Week Network’s MRO Latin America Will be held in Cartagena, Colombia, January 22-23

Aviation Week Network’s MRO Latin America Will be held in Cartagena, Colombia, January 22-23

NEW YORK, Dec. 17 (Korea Bizwire) – Aviation Week Network’s MRO Latin America (#MROLA) will be held January 22-23 at the Hilton Cartagena Hotel in Cartagena, Colombia.  Focused on commercial aviation maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO), the event offers a forum for exchanging information and best practices, and networking among industry leaders representing airlines, regulators, suppliers, and [...]

Behind the Wheel: Precision Solutions and Telematics in Latin America

Behind the Wheel: Precision Solutions and Telematics in Latin America

London, Jul. 20 (Korea Bizwire) – Technologically advanced agricultural and construction machinery require training and skill to be operated to their full potential, and the CNH Industrial (NYSE: CNHI /MI: CNHI) Training and Technology Center (CTT) in Sorocaba, São Paulo state, Brazil was conceived exactly with this in mind. It is from this base that the [...]

K-Beauty Turns to Africa, Latin America, Russia

K-Beauty Turns to Africa, Latin America, Russia

SEOUL, March 5 (Korea Bizwire) — “K-beauty” products are gaining a foothold in new markets outside of China and Southeast Asia. While shipments to China comprises around 40 percent of all South Korean cosmetics exports, the geopolitical standoff over U.S. missile defense installations last year has spurred on companies to establish a presence in Africa, [...]