KUSCO was pleased to host the monthly luncheon for the Korean Business Association in Washington (KBAW) on October 13th in the KUSCO conference room.

There were more than 25 invitees from Hyundai, Samsung, Korea International Trade Association (KITA), Korea Trade-Investment Promotion Agency (KOTRA), Korea Foundation (KF), and other Korean organizations based in Washington, DC.

The main agenda of October luncheon was as follows:

  1. Presentation on the KUSCO & NRF by Dr. Jong-Deok Kim, new director of KUSCO ;
  2. Presentation on the Korea Foundation by Mr. Kwang-cheol Lee, director of the KF;
  3. Discussion of the current status of the Korea-U.S. Free Trade Agreement.

The KBAW is composed of major Korean businesses incorporated and based in the U.S.A. The Washington Chapter has more than 40 members from 20 major Korean business organizations, and its purpose is to promote business collaboration in the U.S.A.