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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...

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,...

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...

9 April 2018 The Australia Korea Business Council (AKBC) today announced the appointment of two new Executive Committee (Committee) members. Professor You-il Lee and Simon Yoo will join the Executive Committee on 1 May. AKBC Executive Director Liz Griffin said: “I am delighted to welcome Professor Lee and Mr Yoo to the Executive...

Seoul Career Vision is the biggest Job Fair hosted by Ministry of Employment and Labor of the Korean government. KOTRA, a South Korean Government Agency established in 1962 and located in 86 countries with 127 offices, is supporting trade and investment activities along with exchanging HR in overseas countries. From the past...