Hwansung Makes a Difference


Hwansung Group of Companies is the biggest Korean investor to East Africa, present in Uganda, Kenya and South Sudan.

In 1980, Mr. Sung-Hwan Kim, the chairman of Hwansung Group tried African market by establishing a trading company in Kenya and in 1986 he added necessaries manufacturing bags and cooking ware as well as another trading company in neiboring Uganda.

He also started a business of processing 'Nile perch', a family of Latidae inhabiting in Lake Victoria after building the largest frozen warehouse in the East African region located at Kampala, the capital of Uganda.

Exporting all the processed Nile Perch products to European countries, his business had grown to lead the market and while contributing to Uganda's economy through exporting. Mr. Kim has made a solid business foundation as a Korean investor to East Africa.

In 1990, Vice chairman Mr. Jeung-Bong Ahn,a maternal cousin to chairman landed in Uganda to join the business. Hwansung Group of Companies has continued sound growth by entering construction material industry

Today We are the frontier of developing the high-quality construction interior/exterior materials as well as the most well-known Korean business group promulgating 'The Republic of Korea' in East Africa.

Our History

Founding Philosophy


Mindset of pursuing the optimal
solution for effective resource use


Mindset of righteous choice
and focusing


Mindset of trust-building communication
among customers, staffs and company



Public Relations