KAFTA Strategy Seminar

AUSTCHAM Year-End Party

AustCham Korea will be holding a joint strategy seminar in conjunction with the Korean International Trade Association (KITA) featuring speakers from KITA and Austrade. The seminar will cover topics regarding the utilization and export strategy following the recent Entry into Force of the Korea Australia Free Trade Agreement (KAFTA).

KAFTA entered into force in December of last year and supports one of the strongest economic relationships in the Asia-Pacific. A comprehensive agreement, the KAFTA takes substantial steps towards liberalizing trade between the two nations.  Under the agreement, tariffs are eliminated on a large amount of Australia’s current exports and investment commitments protect and enhance investments in both directions.

Both Kim Eun-kyoung, a licensed customs agent from Korean International Trade Association, and Brett Cooper, Senior Trade Commissioner at Austrade, will be featured speakers. The seminar will cover a variety of topics including the outline of the FTA and details regarding the lengthy agreement, basics of FTA utilization, successful use of the KAFTA in Korea and investment opportunities in Australia.

The Seminar will be held on Thursday March 19 from 2 pm to 5 pm on the 51st floor of the Trade Tower in Samsung-dong, Gangnam-gu. RSVPs must be send to admin@austchamkorea.org by 5 pm on Monday March 16 in order to attend.