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Peter Underwood from IRC Consulting has written a fantastic piece outlining Korea's economic future amidst the historical summit between Donald Trump and Kim, Jong-un. Peter states that in spite of positive signs for 2018 (expected growth of 3%), Korea’s economy continues to face three fundamental hurdles: 1. Dominance by the chaebol, the...

This morning, AKBC Executive Director Liz Griffin did a radio interview with Tim Shaw on 2CC in Canberra. They discussed Australia's economic relationship with South Korea, the opportunities for Australian businesses in North Korea if reunification was to occur, and what business and government should be doing now to prepare...

Last week, the Australia-Korea Business Council hosted a dinner to welcome His Excellency Mr. Baek-Soon Lee, Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to Australia. A private dinner was hosted by Ms Georgina Carnegie at her residence in Sydney with 15 guests in attendance, including AKBC Chairman Hon Mark Vaile AO,...

AKBC congratulates member Baseball Australia on their announcement that an all-Korean team will join the Professional Australian Baseball League in the 2018/19 season. The Korean players will be based and play all their home games in Australia, with all 40 of their regular season games to be televised live into Korea,...

Date: Tuesday 5 June Location: NAB, 330 Collins Street Cost: $150 for non-members, $100 for AKBC members Time: 9.00am to 1.00pm Registration: Please register via eventbrite here. Please note spaces are limited.   The Australia-Korea Business Council (AKBC) is offering Korean business cultural training programs to Australian executives working in Australia-Korea business. This half-day program provides...

The a2 Milk Company yesterday announced that it is expanding into the South Korean market and has signed an exclusive distribution agreement with Yuhan Corporation, one of Korea's leading pharmaceuticals companies.  a2 CEO and Managing Director Geoff Babidge stated that Korea's high per capita dairy consumption, world-class retailers and a fast-growing e-Commerce channel...

The University of South Australia hosted a  ‘Food Tourism’ workshop to assist businesses develop cross-cultural understanding of food culture, agriculture and food tourism services in Australia and Korea. This forum aimed to create an interactive and valuable discussion platform for the tourism business sector so they can share their business cases...