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Korea Economic Trends

Weekly Magazine with Feature Stories, News Summaries, Stats, and More.

Korea Economic Trends is SERI's weekly magazine on the Korean economy with feature articles and analysis, plus weekly reviews of Korea's financial markets and other important economic news.

Three Issues of the Carbon Market and Its Prospects

No.795, Nov. 18, 2013

Changes in global carbon trading markets are raising the demands on Korea's own emissions trading plans.

  • Korea Economic Trends

    No.606

    Feb. 16, 2010

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    • Market Wrap DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Market Wrap No.606 Feb. 16, 2010 PDF
    • Highlights: Unemployment Rate Hits Nine-Year High in January
      M2 Growth Slowed in December 2009 DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Highlights No.606 Feb. 16, 2010 PDF
    • Weekly Insight: Trends in Discussions on US Fiscal Soundness and Policy DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Weekly Insight No.606 Feb. 16, 2010 PDF
    • Briefs DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Briefs No.606 Feb. 16, 2010 PDF
  • Korea Economic Trends

    No.605

    Feb. 8, 2010

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    • Market Wrap DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Market Wrap No.605 Feb. 8, 2010 PDF
    • Highlights: January Exports Expand at Their Fastest Pace Since the 1990s
      Net Profit at Banks Fall 8.6% in 2009 DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Highlights No.605 Feb. 8, 2010 PDF
    • Weekly Insight: Smartphones Shaping the Future DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Weekly Insight No.605 Feb. 8, 2010 PDF
    • Briefs DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Briefs No.605 Feb. 8, 2010 PDF
  • Korea Economic Trends

    No.604

    Feb. 1, 2010

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    • Market Wrap DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Market Wrap No.604 Feb. 1, 2010 PDF
    • Highlights: Real GDP Grows 0.2% in 2009
      Current Account Posts Record-High Surplus in 2009 DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Highlights No.604 Feb. 1, 2010 PDF
    • Weekly Insight: Background to Recent Exchange Rate Volatility and Prospects DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Weekly Insight No.604 Feb. 1, 2010 PDF
    • Briefs DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Briefs No.604 Feb. 1, 2010 PDF
  • Korea Economic Trends

    No.603

    Jan. 25, 2010

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    • Market Wrap DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Market Wrap No.603 Jan. 25, 2010 PDF
    • Highlights: Household Loans Mark the Biggest Rise in Five Months
      Direct Financing Jumps in 2009 DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Highlights No.603 Jan. 25, 2010 PDF
    • Weekly Insight: Seven Major Issues for Global Corporate Management in 2010 DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Weekly Insight No.603 Jan. 25, 2010 PDF
    • Briefs DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Briefs No.603 Jan. 25, 2010 PDF
  • Korea Economic Trends

    No.602

    Jan. 18, 2010

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    • Market Wrap DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Market Wrap No.602 Jan. 18, 2010 PDF
    • Highlights: Producer Prices Fall 0.2% in 2009
      Largest Annual Fall in Employment Since Currency Crisis DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Highlights No.602 Jan. 18, 2010 PDF
    • Weekly Insight: Korea's Ten Major Trends in 2010 DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Weekly Insight No.602 Jan. 18, 2010 PDF
    • Briefs DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Briefs No.602 Jan. 18, 2010 PDF
  • Korea Economic Trends

    No.601

    Jan. 11, 2010

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    • Market Wrap DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Market Wrap No.601 Jan. 11, 2010 PDF
    • Highlights: FDI Edges Down in 2009
      Korea Posts Record-High Trade Surplus in 2009 DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Highlights No.601 Jan. 11, 2010 PDF
    • Weekly Insight: Causes of Sluggish Facilities Investment: Focus on Structural Factors DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Weekly Insight No.601 Jan. 11, 2010 PDF
    • Briefs DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Briefs No.601 Jan. 11, 2010 PDF
  • Korea Economic Trends

    No.600

    Dec. 28, 2009

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    • Market Wrap DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Market Wrap No.600 Dec. 28, 2009 PDF
    • Highlights: Real GDP Growth Averages 7.5% from 1971 to 2008
      Labor Productivity Sharply Improves in the Third Quarter DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Highlights No.600 Dec. 28, 2009 PDF
    • Weekly Insight: Korean Economy in Retrospect for 2009 DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Weekly Insight No.600 Dec. 28, 2009 PDF
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  • Korea Economic Trends

    No.599

    Dec. 21, 2009

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    • Market Wrap DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Market Wrap No.599 Dec. 21, 2009 PDF
    • Highlights: Import Prices Rise 1.9% in November
      First Job Loss in Four Months Amid Improving Private Sector DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Highlights No.599 Dec. 21, 2009 PDF
    • Weekly Insight: Top Ten Hits in Korea for 2009 DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Weekly Insight No.599 Dec. 21, 2009 PDF
    • Briefs DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Briefs No.599 Dec. 21, 2009 PDF
  • Korea Economic Trends

    No.598

    Dec. 14, 2009

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    • Market Wrap DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Market Wrap No.598 Dec. 14, 2009 PDF
    • Highlights: Home Equity Loans Rise 1.6 Trillion Won in November
      Producer Prices Resume Rise in November DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Highlights No.598 Dec. 14, 2009 PDF
    • Weekly Insight: Possible Jobless Recovery DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Weekly Insight No.598 Dec. 14, 2009 PDF
    • Briefs DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Briefs No.598 Dec. 14, 2009 PDF
  • Korea Economic Trends

    No.597

    Dec. 7, 2009

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    • Market Wrap DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Market Wrap No.597 Dec. 7, 2009 PDF
    • Highlights: Industrial Production Rises for Fourth Straight Month in October
      Corporate Profitability and Capital Structure Improve in 3Q DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Highlights No.597 Dec. 7, 2009 PDF
    • Weekly Insight: Rise of Semiconductor and LCD Industries in China and Responses DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Weekly Insight No.597 Dec. 7, 2009 PDF
    • Briefs DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Briefs No.597 Dec. 7, 2009 PDF