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Welcome to our new monthly e-newsletter

The Australia-Korea Business Council has commenced a monthly e-newsletter that will be sent straight to your inbox. These newsletters will provide you with the latest Australia-Korea related news and events.  


Introducing our new Executive Director, Liz Johnston

Liz Johnston has recently been appointed as Executive Director of the Australia-Korea Business Council. Click below to find out more about Liz and her plans for the AKBC in 2016. 


Photos from the 36th AKBC and KABC Joint Meeting, Sydney 2015

Photos and presentations from the 36th Joint Meeting between the KABC and AKBC held on the 1st and 2nd of October are now available on our website. 


AKBC Board Member John Walker gives his tips on the best places in Seoul

John Walker shares his insights on some of Seoul's hot spots. 


Short video on Korea's impressive shipbuilding industry

A short story on Korea's shipbuilding industry and impressive economic growth was recently aired on 60 minutes. 


Japan and Korea resolve the comfort women issue

Late last year, the Foreign Ministers of Korea and Japan announced that they have reached an agreement on the long-standing 'comfort women' issue.

Source: The Age


Win for Shaw Vineyard Estate under the KAFTA

Last year's Australian free trade agreement with South Korea has levelled the playing field for local vignerons wanting to break into one of Asia's biggest markets. Shaw Vineyard Estate hopes to sell millions of dollars worth of its premium cold climate wines a year direct to the South Korean public through Marley Coffee's 30 strong network of coffee shops.
Source: The Age



Join the Australian delegation to
BioKorea 2016 

AusBiotech, Austrade and the Korea Health Department Institute (KHIDI) are offering exhibiting opportunities on the Australia Pavilion at the BioKorea International Convention, to be held in Seoul from 30 March to 1 April 2016.