Korea Post

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Korea Post
Government department
Industry Logistics, distribution, finance
Founded July 1, 2000
Headquarters Sejong City, South Korea
Key people
Kim Junho (President of Korea Post)
Products National/international mail delivery and special handling, third-party logistics, insurance, banking/postal savings
Revenue 2,333,583,000,000 KRW (2013)
Website www.koreapost.go.kr
Korea Post
Hangul 우정사업본부
Hanja
Revised Romanization Ujeong Sa-eob Bonbu
McCune–Reischauer Ujŏng Saŏp Ponbu

Korea Post is the national postal service of South Korea, under the authority of the Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning, formerly Ministry of Knowledge Economy until 2013. Korea Post is in charge of postal service, postal banking and insurance services. Its headquarters is in the Sejong City.

Functions[edit]

Korea Post is charged with providing the following postal and financial services at post offices:

  • Basic postal service (handling and delivering mail and parcels)
  • Additional postal services (registered mail, customer pickup, sales of local products by mail order and postal errand service)
  • Postal savings, money orders and postal giro
  • Postal insurance

Organization[edit]

  • Two divisions with four bureaus
  • Affiliated agencies:
    • Korea Post Officials Training Institute
    • Korea Post Information Center
    • Supply and Construction Office of Korea Post
    • Regional Communications Offices in Seoul, Gyeongin, Busan, Chungcheong, Jeonnam, Gyeongbuk, Jeongbuk, Gangwon, Jeju
    • 3,631 post offices

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