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Korean Consul General Lee at the China Club
– Seattle's new Consul General discusses Korea - China, business and challenges
On Friday 30 March 2018, the China Club was honored to welcome Korea's new Consul General Hung-Jong LEE. Consul General Lee presented his personal observations and analysis into the economic relations between South Korea and China that have emerged over the last three decades, and shared Korean business perspectives on the current Chinese economic system. The opportunities and challenges in doing business with China were identified not only from the Korean but also a global standpoint. He also discussed his insights on how we should engage China economically in a mutually beneficial way.
About our speaker: A graduate of Seoul National University in 1990 and the European Institute at University College in 1994, Mr. Lee has had a long and successful career in the Korean Civil Service. Highlights include Assistant Director in the South-East Asian Countries - Responsibility: ASEAN, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, and the Philippines. Deputy Director in the Economic Organization Division, Minister-Counselor at Korean Embassy in Cambodia, Deputy Director-General for Global Economic Affairs, MOFA, and Director-General for Climate Change, Energy and Environment, MOFA. Mr. Lee is married with a daughter and a son.