According to a survey conducted by a Korean daily newspaper, nine of ten experts on Korean affairs in the U.S. felt it is unlikely that the Korea-U.S. free trade agreement would be ratified by the U.S. Congress this year, with some even predicting that it had little chance next year either. Since t
The uproar over Sejong City reached its peak after the government recently overturned the original plan and announced a blueprint for replacing it, focusing on business, science and education rather than public administration. The project to transform Sejong City into a second administrative capita
The New Year of the Tiger is upon us. We hope the New Year will be filled with happy and productive events and activities for Korea and the world. We also hope Korea will successfully host the G20 Meeting later this year and that all those participating will find effective solutions to global probl
THE Korean Railway Workers’ Union ended its physical confrontations and decided to return to work. This seemed due to the government’s determined stance to go with the law and the public’s opinion that their behavior was unjustified. Like other workers in the trade unions of large businesses, worker
2009 has been a really interesting year for Dynamic Korea. In the first half of 2009, Korea’s FX market as well as its overall economy pitched and rolled due to the short-term USD liquidity problem. Korea’s CDS premium skyrocketed to over 300 bp. Major foreign press, including the Financial Times, w
PRESIDENT Barack Obama emphasized a deeper and broader U.S. relationship with Asian countries during his recent Asian tour, promising a strengthened and sustained commitment to Asia’s rising powers.During his four-day visit, Obama stressed that China is an important and strategic partner of the U.S.
TIME really flies. It is early December already and we have only one month left before the start of a new year.For the cover story of our December issue, we report on the international trade of Corporate Korea and Korean trade-related organizations, such as the Korea Export Insurance Corporation as