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The Australia-Korea Foundation (AKF) seeks to strengthen the Australia-Korea relationship in ways that enhance mutual understanding and people-to-people links. The objectives of the AKF are to: increase public awareness of Australian in Korea, and of Korea in Australia, and the importance of the bilateral relationship develop partnerships in areas of shared interest...

Korea’s online retail market has been expanding at a rate of around 15 percent a year and in 2016, online shopping accounted for A$74.7 billion, making it the third largest e-commerce market in the Asia-Pacific region, after China and Japan. Popular Korean e-commerce platforms include “G-Market”, “11th Street” and “Coupang”. The growth in e-commerce...

Kia Motors Worldwide and Tennis Australia announced over the weekend that Kia has extended its partnership as the Major Sponsor of the Australian Open for a further five years until 2023. This makes Kia the longest-running major sponsor of the tennis tournament, having started the relationship in 2002. Read more here: https://ausopen.com/articles/news/kia-extends-partnership-ao Read press release here:  ...

Invest Korea Week will be held from 7-9 November in Seoul, Korea. Hosted by the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy (MOTIE), and organised by Invest Korea, Invest Korea Week proudly stands as Korea's largest international promotion event. This annual event provides a platform for participants to learn more about investment...

The 2017 Korea-NSW Business Networking Event is hosted by the Korean Consul General in Sydney and will be held on Wednesday 8 November from 11.00AM to 1.00PM at the NSW Parliament House.   The event will comprise two sessions including infrastructure and energy & planning.   Click here for more information.   Registrations are essential. Please...

The third intimate dinner between senior executives of the Australia business community and Korean business community was held on 14 September 2017 at the Korean Consul General's residence.  Speeches were given by: Hon Mark Vaile AO, AKBC Chairman Sang Soo Yoon, Consul General of the Republic of Korea (Sydney) Edward Cho, KCCA...

Key points Click here to view the event summary and key points from the full videoconference. Daewon Yu, Hanwha Energy Mr Daewon Yu, Hanwha Energy spoke at the AKBC Videoconference on infrastructure, energy and resources opportunities between Australia and Korea. The video below shows his speech, where he talks about renewable opportunities and Hanwha's appetite for further...

The 2017 Korea-Qld Business Forum will be held on Thursday, 29 June 2017 from 3:00pm - 7:00pm at Brisbane City Hall.   The Forum will feature two sessions, the first will be on  Korea-Queensland Trade & Investment Cooperation and the second will be on the 2017 Asia Pacific Cities Summit & Mayors’ Forum.   If...