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The Australia-Korea Business Council (AKBC) together with White & Case invite you to an Australia-Korea young professionals networking evening on Monday the 23rd of July 2018. This event will provide an opportunity for young professionals working in Australia-Korea relations to network and learn more about the opportunities between Australia and our...

Back by popular demand, Mr Peter Kim, Managing Director of MiraeAsset Daewoo, Korea will address AKBC members and guests at a breakfast seminar on the changing geopolitical landscape of North Asia. Mr Kim will focus his remarks on the following: - How China’s economic policy will differ for next five years versus...

PURPOSE ASK Summit series are hosted by ASK Office, KED which specializes in hosting premier events for private equity, private debt, hedge fund, real estate, and infrastructure industries. ASK Office, KED has a strong experience of providing major Korean institutional investors and leaders of alternative investment firms with effective ways to...

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...

The ANU in Canberra is holding a symposium on 'Korea-Australia relations during a time of transition' on 15 June in Canberra. Please see details below. Background Recent developments on the Korean peninsula are promising an end to a stalemate in peace negotiations between North and South. The political and economic implications for...

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,...