to Hold “Korea-ASEAN & India Business Week 2020”
- Forums on October 13th-14th will
seek mutual prosperity of Korea and New Southern regions through promotional
pavilion and video conferences -
- Joseph Stiglitz, a professor at Columbia University and a recipient of the Nobel Memorial
Prize in Economic Sciences, and Secretary-General
of ASEAN will be keynote speakers -
The Korea International
Trade Association (Chairman: Kim Young-ju, President of the New Southern Policy
Business Federation) announced that it will host “Korea-ASEAN & India
Business Week 2020” in cooperation with Presidential Committee on New Southern
Policy at COEX in Samseong-dong for two days from October 13th.
The event will be held under
the theme of 'Beyond Mutual Prosperity, Towards a Sustainable Future' and it is
expected to be an opportunity to seek ways to overcome the COVID-19 crisis and
a new leap forward through win-win cooperation between Korea and the New
The 'Win-Win Business Forum'
will be held as the opening event on the 13th and Joseph Stiglitz, a professor at Columbia University and a recipient
of the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences, will give
a keynote speech on the subject of 'Post COVID-19, Asia's Role and Future'. Rachmat Kaimuddin, CEO of Bukalapak, an e-commerce company so-called Amazon of Indonesia and Lim Jock Hoi, Secretary-General of ASEAN
will participate in the event via videoconference and discuss the business
paradigm changes after the pandenomics and the vision of Korea-New Southern
region cooperation. In the following panel discussion session, Korean
moderators and panels will participate in real-time discussions on site and
foreign panels will take part in via videoconference.
During the event, 'ASEAN
& India Big Buyer Online Conference' with 300 big buyers from New Southern region
and 400 Korean companies will support Korean export companies' entry into the
New Southern market, and 'ASEAN & India Pavilion' will display flagship products of 11 New Southern countries and
arrange consultations with Korean buyers.
A variety of additional
events such as ▲ASEAN & India Market Introduction Seminar, ▲Online Business
Meetings for Certified Trading Company, Smart City and Startup, ▲ASEAN &
India Human Resources Development Zone, and ▲ASEAN Culture Experience Zone will
also take place.
Registration is available on
the Korea-ASEAN & India Business Week website (www.nsbw.or.kr).