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US Vice President Mike Pence said Washington will “review and reform” the KORUS at a meeting of the American Chamber of Commerce in Seoul on April 18.
Korea-US FTA
19 April 2017 - 10:30am
US Vice President Mike Pence said on April 18 Washington will “review and reform” the free trade pact with Seoul, citing growing trade deficits and “too many barriers” to US businesses. "Most...
South Korea's female employment rate was 66.1 percent, up 0.4 percentage point from the previous year, but still below the OECD average.
Women Employment
17 April 2017 - 11:00am
It has been found that South Korea's female employment rate was still below the OECD average. This means that the rate had not risen very much due to a “career interrupted women” phenomenon in which...
The decline in rice consumption and the rice oversupply led the government to donate rice to Myanmar and Cambodia.
Donation of Rice
14 April 2017 - 10:45am
The South Korean government decided to offer its rice for free to Myanmar and Cambodia in the first half of this year. The amount is 500 tons for Myanmar and 250 tons for Cambodia. South Korean...
South Korea’s industry minister Joo Hyung-hwan shakes hands with Turkmenistan deputy prime minister of oil and gas Babahev after signing an agreement of cooperation between the two countries in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan on April 6 (local time).
$11.2B Turkmenistan Projects
10 April 2017 - 1:45pm
South Korea will strengthen economic cooperation with Turkmenistan with the fourth largest natural gas reserve in the world. On April 6 (local time), Joo Hyung-hwan, the industry and commerce...
South Korean Minister of Trade, Industry and Energy Joo Hyung-hwan (second from right row) discusses cooperative plans with Adel M. Fakeih, minister of economy and planning, at the economy and planning building in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, on April 4 (local t
Saudi Arabia’s National Project
7 April 2017 - 12:15pm
A large number of South Korean companies will participate in Saudi Arabia’s Vision 2030 project to promote its seven major industries. South Korean Minister of Trade, Industry and Energy Joo Hyung-...
South Korea, China and Japan agreed to hold a finance minister meeting in Yokohama, Japan, on May 5.
Finance Minister Meeting
7 April 2017 - 11:15am
South Korea, China and Japan have agreed to hold a finance minister meeting in Yokohama, Japan, on May 5. All eyes are on whether South Korea will be able to have the two-party talks with China over...
South Korea's Deputy Foreign Minister for Economic Affairs Lee Tae-ho (left) shakes hands with his Sudanese counterpart Abdel-ghani Elnaim (right) in a meeting in Sudan on April 5.
On Occasion of 45th Anniversary
6 April 2017 - 6:15pm
South Korea and Sudan have agreed to strengthen their economic cooperation as the recent lifting of U.S. sanctions against the African country. South Korea's Deputy Foreign Minister for Economic...
Lotte Group Chairman Shin Dong-bin said that the business group has nothing to do with the U.S. Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) missile deployment in South Korea.
Denial of THADD Involvement
5 April 2017 - 11:30am
During an interview with CNN on April 4, Lotte Group Chairman Shin Dong-bin said, “"I think there's a lot of misunderstandings about our position, and we have nothing to do with the U.S. Terminal...
The national debt (DI)-to-GDP ratio in 2016 increased from to 38.3% from 37.8% in the previous year.
Increasing DI-to-GDP Ratio
5 April 2017 - 11:00am
The Korean government announced on April 4 that the country recorded a total income of 401.8 trillion won and a total expenditure of 384.9 trillion won in the fiscal year of 2016. As a result, the...
The U.S. Department of Commerce is taking advantage of adverse facts available (AFA), which is regarded as highly arbitrary.
Against Punitive Tariffs
29 March 2017 - 10:45am
The South Korean government decided to file a suit with the World Trade Organization (WTO) if the United States continues to impose excessive punitive tariffs on exported products. This is because...
Chinese capitals are scrapping their investment plans in South Korea as a retaliation against the deployment of the U.S. Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system.
Impact on M&A Market
28 March 2017 - 10:30am
With China escalating economic retaliation on South Korea over the deployment of the U.S. Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system, Chinese capitals are scrapping their investment plans in...
China’s infringement of copyright on Korean Hallyu contents is getting more serious amid its retaliation against the deployment of the U.S.-led THAAD) system in South Korea.
Two-faced China
23 March 2017 - 11:45am
Despite “hallyu ban” in China, South Korean actor Gong Yoo is getting popular. He is gaining huge popularity as the pirated version of South Korean drama “Goblin” is being circulated in China. ...

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