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History

  • 1960

    1967. 12Founded as Agriculture & Fishery Development Corporation (AFDC)

  • 1970

    1978. 08Implemented Price Stabilization Program

  • 1980
    • 1984. 03Initiated Marketing Promotion Program
    • 1985. 04Established Training Institute for Agricultural Marketing
    • 1986. 12Reborn as Agricultural and Fishery Marketing Corporation (AFMC)
      (For the Settlement of Marketing & Promotional Functions)
  • 1990
    • 1991. 06Opened Flower Marketing Center
    • 1992. 01Expanded Export Promotion Program
  • 2000
    • 2002. 10Opened Agro-Trade & Exhibition Center, Seoul
    • 2005. 05Company acronym changed to Korea Agro-Fisheries Trade Corporation(aT)
    • 2008. 01Expanded Food Industry Support and Korean Food Globalization

Objectives

Improve farmer's profit and Develop national economy in balance
  • Exports Promotion

    Promote competitiveness of korean foods in exports

  • Marketing Support

    Advance distribution system for both farmers and consumers

  • Food Industry Support

    Create new growth power of Agriculture

  • Price Stabilization

    Meet demands and supplies by buffer stock