Global Trade: Challenges and Tasks Ahead
Asia Society Korea, the Federation of Korean Industries (FKI), and the Lee & Ko Global Commerce Institute jointly organized a seminar under the theme ‘2019 Global Trade: Challenges and Tasks Ahead – Would the World be Better Off after the U.S.-China War?’ at the FKI Conference Center on January 29, 2019. Ms. Wendy Cutler, Vice President of the Asia Society Policy Institute (ASPI), delivered keynote remarks that touched upon the priorities of the U.S. trade agenda this year as well as some of the challenges and recommendations for Korea during these uncertain economic times. A panel discussion was also held to further explore the changes occurring in U.S. trade policy under the Trump administration and some of the major trade issues between the U.S. and China. Mr. Taeho Bark, President of the Lee & Ko Global Commerce Institute, moderated the discussion and the panelists included Mr. Seokyoung Choi, Senior Advisor of Lee & Ko; Mr. Jaemin Lee, Professor of the Seoul National University School of Law; Mr. Byung-il Choi, Professor of the Ewha Womens University Graduate School of International Studies; and Mr. Young-kwan Song, Fellow at the Korea Development Institute. More than one hundred participants attended the seminar and broadened their understanding of current international trade issues.
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