Purpose - This study attempts to expand the realm of country-of-origin theory to incorporate the relevant cultural-psychological variables (i.e., ethnocentricism and psychological distance). Design/methodology/approach - This sttudy verified the effects of the two antecedent variables on the consumers’ purchase intention of Korean prducts. For this purpose, the study implemented survey questionnaire mathod on respondents living in Liaoning Province of China. Findings - The study result confirmed the relationship betweencountry image, product attitude, and purchase intention of Korean products. Also, the study found that ethnocentrism adversely affects Chinese consumers’ purchase decision on Korean products. Finally, the study confirmed the that psychological distance moderates the relationship between country image (ad product image) on purchase intention. Research implications or Originality - The study provides useful implications on the studies focusing on the country-of-origin effect in that it confirmed the effets of cultural-pychological variables such as ethnocentrism and psychological distance. The result also offers useful corporate strategies for the companies entering Chinese market particularly in segmenting the market based on such cultural-psychological variables.
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