2011 US-Korea Free Trade Agreement: Impact on WA


The US-Korea Free Trade Agreement:  Impact on Washington State Businesses

Friday, 26 August 2011

Bellevue City Hall, Bellevue, WA

11:30 am - 2:00 pm (lunch served)


Join the World Trade Club to hear a distinguished panel of industry representatives and trade experts discuss the Korean Free Trade Agreement and its potential impact on Washington State businesses. 

The U.S. - Korea Free Trade Agreement (KORUS) was signed by the U.S. and South Korean governments on June 30, 2007. This agreement – the most commercially significant U.S. trade deal in more than a decade – now awaits approval by the U.S. Congress.  Once passed, this agreement will bring significant economic benefits and opportunities to Washington's farmers, businesses and workers.

Panel speakers will include:

  • William E. Craft, Jr., Deputy Assistant Secretary, Trade Policy and Programs, U.S. Department of State
  • The Honorable Young-wan Song, Korean Consulate General
  • Mike Nunes, Business Development and Strategy for Boeing Commercial Airplanes
  • Robert Hamilton, Governor’s Advisor for Trade Policy
  • Tay Yoshitani, Chief Executive Officer for the Port of Seattle
  • Brian Thompson, Sales Manager, Anderson Hay & Grain Co., Inc.

Introduction by Don Davidson, Mayor, City of Bellevue

Members and students: $25

Non-members: $40

Parking free with validation obtained at the City Hall Customer Service Desk.

On-line registration is closed, but you can register that day at the door.

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