Symposium on FTA issues in Cheongnamdae


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2016-10-10

               
       The FTA Commerce and Strategy Program had a symposium on FTA issues in Cheongnamdae, Presidential Villa, in Cheongju on September 30th, 2016. Professor Dukgeun Ahn and twenty(20) FTA Commerce & Strategy Program participants went to Cheongnamdae to hold the symposium. In the session I, Mr. Wanki Kim, a chief of FTA Policy Planning Division at the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy (MOTIE), gave a lecture about the FTA policies and its direction from the government perspective. In the session II, Ms. Minjung Kim, Ph.D., from KDI School of Public Policy gave a lecture under the topic of “TBT (Technical Barriers to Trade) Issues and its Implication.” As a second lecturer, Ms. Hyo-young Lee, Ph.D., from Korea Institute for International Economic Policy (KIEP) gave a presentation with the topic of “New & Renewable Energy-related Environmental Standards and its Reconciliation with Trade Standards.” Lastly, Ms. Jooyoung Yang, Ph.D., from Korea Institute for Industrial Economics and Trade (KIET) gave a lecture under the topic of “Features of the Advanced Global Value Chain and its Challenges.” The event provided an excellent opportunity for the FTA Commerce & Strategy Program participants to learn about the latest issues in FTAs and to think about its implications.