ABOUT US

South African Chamber of Commerce: South Korea

Safcham aims to facilitate a deeper mutual understanding between  South Korea and South Africa to encourage businesses to work together for their collective best interest and that of their respective communities, while making good memories and great friends.

We are a group of like-minded South African professionals living in Seoul who meets regularly to expand our ideas and advance our experiences in order to make our time in Korea as successful and memorable as possible, as we improve our quality of life and those of our community members.

We are always looking for new people to join our growing venture. Any and all with an interest in Korean and South African business and culture are welcome. Please let us know if you are interested in what we do or have any questions.

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OUR MISSION

Our mission is to conduct activities to increase and further develop bilateral trade between the two countries with the prospect of stimulating, promoting and meeting the needs of business and industry. SAfCham will host events to promote a favorable business climate, network opportunities and to support the interests of our members. It includes providing information, support and advocacy for our members.

Support

To provide a central body for the administration, research, lobbying and support of associated bodies with specific interests in SA-KOR business.

Sustain

To promote and sustain the business interests of the private sector.

Discuss

To provide and maintain discourse of private sector and its goals.

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The Chamber invites you to join us in building business relations between South Africa and South Korea. By becoming a member of the Chamber you will be rewarded with a series of benefits!

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    Timothy Dickens

    Timothy Dickens

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    Tim Dickens is an African-British attorney who moved to South Korea in 2013. He heads DR&AJU International Law Group’s (a Seoul based Korean law firm) International Arbitration Team and the Europe and Africa desks. Tim has been an attorney since 2005 and has worked in South Africa and London prior to moving to Seoul. Tim was appointed by the Korean Ministry of Justice as a counselor to advise and support Korean SME’s doing international trade in 2014, a position which he currently still holds. Tim primarily specializes in litigation, dispute resolution, international arbitration, and cross-border transactions. Tim’s International arbitration team was shortlisted for Korea’s International Arbitration Law Firm of the Year Award by Asian Legal Business for the last four years (2016-2019). Tim regularly advises foreign companies looking to do business in Korean and also advises Korean companies looking at outbound investment. Tim regularly is asked by KOTRA, KITRA and the Korean African Foundation as a guest speaker to cover issues as regards to investment into Africa.

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    Seoul, Yongsan-gu, Itaewon-ro 244, 5F, Hannam-dong, Twin Building.

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