On February 7, KITA hosted 'The First Meeting and Ceremony for the Establishment of the Special Committee on Korea-Japan Exchanges' at the Grand InterContinental Hotel in Seoul. Fifteen business leaders including Chairman of KITA Christopher Koo participated in the event.
KITA established the Special Committee with the aim of spearheading industrial exchanges and economic cooperation in the private sector based on the improvement of Korea-Japan relations. The Committee will review KITA's major businesses related to Japan and discuss ways for cooperation to promote Korea-Japan trade. With its 24/7 communication channel, it will serve as a platform for exchanges between Korean and Japanese businesses.