KITA.ORG

Overseas Centers

Introduction

KITA has established a strong network of overseas centers to promote international trade and foster economic cooperation. It operates 12 global centers in major cities around the globe.

Washington D.C.
New York
Dallas
Brussels
UAE
Warsaw
Ho Chi Minh
New Delhi
Jakarta
Tokyo
Beijing
Shanghai

New York

New York

Washington D.C.

Washington D.C.

Brussels

Brussels

New Delhi

New Delhi

Ho Chi Minh

Ho Chi Minh

UAE

UAE

Jakarta

Jakarta

Tokyo

Tokyo

Beijing

Beijing

Shanghai

Shanghai

Dallas

Dallas

The KITA Washington Center is committed to fostering Korea-U.S. for economic cooperation

As the only private trade association representing Korea in greater Washington DC area, the KITA Washington Center tirelessly provides support to Korean companies in pioneering into the new market in the U.S.

In the face of rising issues regarding the trends of import control and policy regulation, such as anti-dumping and import regulations, our association focuses on assisting Korean business with thorough research and analysis for maintaining primal competitiveness in the global market.
We strategically respond to the trade environment changes as we seek to uphold the interest of KITA member companies in America at the forefront.

Furthermore, we are pursuing various projects/activities to strengthen our trade expansion and economic partnership of KORUS.

In our efforts to develop a favorable public view on Korea in the U.S., we are employing public relations for Korean economy as well as KORUS FTA effect we are engaging in outreach activities with American opinion leaders and grassroots advocacy movement.
We are also diligently working to build valuable relationships with many notable think tanks and economic organizations in the greater Washington DC area to discover and develop newly improved regulations and systems.

In order to further advance the interconnected global market, we are actively pursuing relationships with the U.S, congress and other government bodies while also forging into exchanging/sending economic cooperation delegation.
Additionally, the KITA Washington Center is proud to have been able to deliver monthly English Newsletter “KITA Washington Trade Update” covering the economic and market trends via email to thousands of our members in both Korea and America.

With our commitment for advancing the KORUS trade policy corporation, The KITA Washington DC will continue to focus on creating more global trade and investment opportunities for all related parties in the trade industry. Please feel free to contact us with your questions or concerns. We look forward to meeting/connecting with you.

Development of trade policies of U.S Department of Commerce, USTR, and other agencies.
Research the main legislation trends of the U.S. Congress.
Monitoring U.S situation related to WTO & other international organizations.
Analyze the import restrictions of the U.S.
Research trade policies of competing countries such as Japan, EU & China.
Research main sector-specific trade issues such as textile, steel, automobile, etc.
Government or private trade delegation.
Trade or economic related organizations.
Market development groups & survey groups.
KITA's member companies.
The person in charge of trading in U.S board of trade, USTR, Department of Commerce, etc, as well as in the State and Local Governments.
The person in charge of legislation in the Congress.
The Heritage Foundation, Brookings Institution & other think tanks.
The person in charge of main competing countries such as Japan & EU.
Industry interest groups such as automobiles & IT.
  • Hyun Jung JePresident / Ph.D.
    +1-202-828-9282 (Ext.200) hj.je@kita.or.kr
    • Overall Business Management.
    • Overall Business Management.
  • Ki Young KimVice President
    +1-202-828-9282 (Ext. 201) ki.kim@kita.or.kr
    • General Operations.
    • Managing Clients and support member companies .
    • Administer Washington Center and manage accounting Division.
  • Who Gwon LeeTrade Policy Analyst
    +1-202-828-9282 (Ext.206) wlee1110@kita.net
    • Analyze economic and trade trends, perform market research.
    • Support clients and member companies.
    • Manage Building and administrative control.
  • Sehwa OhTrade Policy Analyst
    +1-202-828-9282 (Ext. 203) sehwa0312@kita.net
    • Analyze economic and trade trends, perform market research.
    • Newsletter.
    • Leasing marketing.
Address
1660 L ST NW Suite 601, Washington DC 20036
Tel
+1-202-828-9282
Fax
+1-202-828-9287
Email
sehwa0312@kita.net