About BusinessKorea Magazine

BusinessKorea is the oldest and most well-known monthly on business in the Korean peninsula. It was first published in June 1983, and celebrated its 30th anniversary last year.


BusinessKorea is the place to turn to if you want to be the first to know what's going on with Korea's many chaebol, or conglomerates.​Our readers include thousands of managers and executives with companies both large and small, as well as Korea's top decision-makers and top-ranking ministry officials. Our subscribers and readers also include members of the expatriate business and diplomatic community living and working here in Korea. Internationally, we are Korea's most read business and financial publication, with a rapidly growing list sophisticated readers in more than one-hundred countries.

A readership survey among business people in Asia, conducted in 1992 by RSI and Frank Small & Associates, and also sponsored by the Asian Wall Street Journal, Economist and Business Week, showed that the BusinessKorea is one of the three most read Korean magazines, together with Reader's Digest and Monthly Chosun.

Since 1997, BusinessKorea has been offering its content to Reuters, Dow Jones Information Services (publishing the Wall Street Journal), Financial Times Information and factiva under licensing agreements.

The overseas network of BusinessKorea is composed of 18 Overseas Media Representatives such as Marston Webb International in the U.S. and Globe Media International in Canada.

Now more than ever, readers and advertisers are discovering the power and reach of BusinessKorea. Our audience represents a broad-based and distinguished group of multinationals offering the finest in products and services - proof positive in the continued confidence that BusinessKorea maintains.

With global interest in the Korean economy reaching a fever pitch, now is the perfect time to become a part of Korea’s first and foremost English-language business publication.

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BusinessKorea Magazine
  • Original Launch Date: June 1983
  • Publisher: Park Jung-hwan
  • Frequency: Monthly in Print, and daily online
  • Target Audience: Opinion leaders in the finance and business sectors
  • Dimensions: 205mm x 275mm
  • Distribution: over 30,000 per month
Subscription, Distribution Details
  1. Overseas
    • Multinational businesses
    • Financial institutions and investors
    • Business researchers and consultants
    • Public and university libraries
    • Commerce and industry associations over 100 countries
  2. In Korea
    • Large businesses and small-medium traders
    • Stock investors and financial institutions
    • Foreign-invested companies
    • Foreign embassies to Korea
    • Governments, their agencies, state-run companies
    • Public and university libraries
    • Business centers in major hotels, lounges in the Incheon International Airport
    • Major book stores

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