|Briefing for Approval of 2022 Goesan International Organic Expo|
Briefing for Approval of
2022 Goesan International Organic Expo
Dear 1.64 million people of Chungcheongbuk-do!
The 2022 Goesan International Organic Expo to be co-hosted by Chungcheongbuk-do and Goesan-gun jointly with the International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements (IFOAM), with aims to spread the value of organic products and present the future of the organic industry, has passed review by the Ministry of Economy and Finance, and obtained final approval as of today.
While we had some difficulty as the review was put on hold this past July, we changed our business plan and event by differentiating to improve its economic viability, and submitted it again to the Ministry of Economy and Finance in September. Then, we obtained final approval of the expo as an international event after its feasibility study by the Korea Institute for International Economic Policy.
※ Total cost: (Original) KRW 19 billion → (Changed) KRW 12.8 billion (KRW 6.2 billion difference)
※ Differentiation: Contactless online app development, Industry 4.0 exhibition,
organic healing program, etc.
Among the total cost of KRW 12.8 billion for Goesan International Organic Expo will be funded from, KRW 3.84 billion will be funded by the central government. The expo will be held in Organic Expo Park, Goesan-gun for 7 days from September 30 to October 16, 2022 with the aim of attracting 720,000 visitors.
< 2022 Expo Overview >
- Sep. 30, 2022 ？ Oct. 16, 2022 (17 days), Goesan-eup, Goesan-gun (Organic Expo Park)
- 796,185 m2, 720,000 visitors, KRW 12.8 billion (KRW 3.84 billion from the central government, KRW 5.76 billion from the local government, KRW 3.2 billion from private capital)
- Theme exhibition hall, organic international cooperation hall, international organic food hall, organic healing hall, academic event, experience, performance, etc.
※ Expected economic effect from expo: KRW 172.2 billion (KRW 118.8 billion for production, KRW 53.4 billion for added value)
Dear residents of Chungcheongbuk-do,
Chungcheongbuk-do has made many efforts to spread the public value of organic products and get ahead in the global organic market after declaring itself the “specialized organic province” in November 2013.
In addition, we focus on promoting organic as one of the six new growth engines in Chungcheongbuk-do. We will host the 2022 Goesan International Organic Expo to continue and develop the future value of organic presented by and infrastructure established by the 2015 Goesan International Organic Expo.
< 2015 Expo Overview >
- Sep. 18, 2015 ？ Oct. 11, 2015 (24 days), Goesan-eup, Goesan-gun (Organic Expo Park)
- 1.08 million visitors (60,000 foreigners), KRW 19.1 billion, 19 academic events (5,300 participants)
- 1,140 buyers (177 foreign ones), 264 companies and organizations (74 foreign ones), Organic 3.0 Goesan Declaration
Recently, there is increasing interest in the environment, health, and safe food as the global economy, society, and industry decline due to COVID-19.
Against this backdrop, 2022 Goesan International Organic Expo is expected to present organic food as a solution for COVID-19, contribute to spreading K-organic for the safety and health of people around the world, and serve as a trigger to lay the foundation for promoting the organic industry.
Residents of Chungcheongbuk-do!
Chungcheongbuk-do will make our best effort to successfully prepare and host the International Organic Expo so that the organic industry can develop as a new growth engine industry.
We would like to extend our deepest gratitude to Vice Minister Ahn Il-hwan and judges at the Ministry of Economy and Finance, National Assembly members, Provincial Council members, Governor Lee Cha-young for Chungcheongbuk-do, Head of Goesan County and Council members, and IFOAM officials, who supported us for the government approval of the 2022 Goesan International Organic Expo.
In addition, we are truly thankful to 1.64 million residents in Chungcheongbuk-do, people who have provided support to us, and all the public officials in Chungcheongbuk-do and Goesan-gun for helping us to obtain approval for the 2022 Goesan International Organic Expo.