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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.65

    Jan. 23, 1999

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    • Market Wrap: Money & Bond Markets Stock Market Foreign Exchange Market DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Market Wrap No.65 Jan. 23, 1999 PDF
    • Highlights: U.S. dollar oversupply will likely continue The Bank of Korea has released the 1998 fourth quarter Consumer Survey Indices DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Highlights No.65 Jan. 23, 1999 PDF
    • Weekly Insight: Ten major economic trends of 1999: Part I DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Weekly Insight No.65 Jan. 23, 1999 PDF
    • Briefs: Major Events of the Week (January 13~19) DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Briefs No.65 Jan. 23, 1999 PDF
    • Statistics: Stock Market, Exchange Rates, and Interest Rates Korea's International Transactions DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Statistics No.65 Jan. 23, 1999 PDF
  • Korea Economic Trends

    No.64

    Jan. 16, 1999

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    • Market Wrap: Money & Bond Markets Stock Market Foreign Exchange Market DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Market Wrap No.64 Jan. 16, 1999 PDF
    • Highlights: Trade surplus in 1998 amounted to USD 39.9 billions The medium-term fiscal plan for the period of 1999~2002 has been released DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Highlights No.64 Jan. 16, 1999 PDF
    • Weekly Insight: Five major trends of the Korean economy in 1998 DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Weekly Insight No.64 Jan. 16, 1999 PDF
    • Briefs: Major Events of the Week (January 6 ~ 12) DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Briefs No.64 Jan. 16, 1999 PDF
    • Statistics: Stock Market, Exchange Rates, and Interest Rates Profit Performance of Korean Commercial Banks in 1998 DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Statistics No.64 Jan. 16, 1999 PDF
  • Korea Economic Trends

    No.63

    Jan. 9, 1999

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    • Market Wrap: Money & Bond Markets Stock Market Foreign Exchange Market DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Market Wrap No.63 Jan. 9, 1999 PDF
    • Highlights: Korea First Bank is to be sold to New Bridge Capital Signs of recovery of the sagging economy appear DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Highlights No.63 Jan. 9, 1999 PDF
    • Weekly Insight: Advancement of foreign companies into the Korean market and its effects DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Weekly Insight No.63 Jan. 9, 1999 PDF
    • Briefs: Major Events of the Week (Dec.30~Jan.5) DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Briefs No.63 Jan. 9, 1999 PDF
    • Statistics: Stock Market, Exchange Rates, and Interest Rates Borrowing and Repayment from International Organizations DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Statistics No.63 Jan. 9, 1999 PDF
  • Korea Economic Trends

    No.62

    Jan. 2, 1999

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    • Market Wrap: Money & Bond Markets Stock Market Foreign Exchange Market DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Market Wrap No.62 Jan. 2, 1999 PDF
    • Highlights: Moody's has increased the possibility of upgrading Korea's national credit rating The first phase of restructuring in the banking industry has been completed DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Highlights No.62 Jan. 2, 1999 PDF
    • Weekly Insight: Fiscal crisis for local governments and possible solutions DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Weekly Insight No.62 Jan. 2, 1999 PDF
    • Briefs: Major Events of the Week (Dec. 15 ~ 29) DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Briefs No.62 Jan. 2, 1999 PDF
    • Statistics: Stock Market, Exchange Rates, and Interest Rates DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Statistics No.62 Jan. 2, 1999 PDF
  • Korea Economic Trends

    No.61

    Dec. 19, 1998

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    • Market Wrap: Money & Bond Markets Stock Market Foreign Exchange Market DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Market Wrap No.61 Dec. 19, 1998 PDF
    • Highlights: Declines have slowed in consumption but have accelerated in income Borrowing conditions for foreign currency denominated loans have improved DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Highlights No.61 Dec. 19, 1998 PDF
    • Weekly Insight: Prospects for the economy and financial markets in 1999 DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Weekly Insight No.61 Dec. 19, 1998 PDF
    • Briefs: Major Events of the Week (Dec. 8 ~ 14) DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Briefs No.61 Dec. 19, 1998 PDF
    • Statistics: Stock Market, Exchange Rates, and Interest Rates DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Statistics No.61 Dec. 19, 1998 PDF
  • Korea Economic Trends

    No.60

    Dec. 12, 1998

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    • Market Wrap: Money & Bond Markets Stock Market Foreign Exchange Market DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Market Wrap No.60 Dec. 12, 1998 PDF
    • Highlights: Drastic restructuring has been agreed upon by the government and the five largest conglomerates Foreign direct investment into Korea has soared DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Highlights No.60 Dec. 12, 1998 PDF
    • Weekly Insight: The development of hit products as a breakthrough in overcoming the management crisis DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Weekly Insight No.60 Dec. 12, 1998 PDF
    • Briefs: Major Events of the Week (Nov.30~Dec.7) DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Briefs No.60 Dec. 12, 1998 PDF
    • Statistics: Stock Market, exchange Rates, and Interest Rates DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Statistics No.60 Dec. 12, 1998 PDF
  • Korea Economic Trends

    No.59

    Dec. 5, 1998

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    • Market Wrap: Stock Market Money & Bond Markets Foreign Exchange Market DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Market Wrap No.59 Dec. 5, 1998 PDF
    • Highlights: Non-performing loans of banks decreased in net by 6.65 trillion won The third quarter GDP growth rate was still -6.8% but suggests that the economy might have stabilized DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Highlights No.59 Dec. 5, 1998 PDF
    • Weekly Insight: Industrial trends since the IMF bailout DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Weekly Insight No.59 Dec. 5, 1998 PDF
    • Briefs: Major Events of the Week (Nov. 23 ~ 28) DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Briefs No.59 Dec. 5, 1998 PDF
    • Statistics: Stock Market, Exchange Rates, and Interest Rates DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Statistics No.59 Dec. 5, 1998 PDF
  • Korea Economic Trends

    No.58

    Nov. 28, 1998

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    • Market Wrap: Stock Market Money & Bond Markets Foreign Exchange Market DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Market Wrap No.58 Nov. 28, 1998 PDF
    • Highlights: The optimal amount of foreign currency reserves is debated A summit between Korea and the U.S. was held during the state visit from U.S. President DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Highlights No.58 Nov. 28, 1998 PDF
    • Weekly Insight: Overall economic changes and cross-country comparisons one year after the IMF bailout DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Weekly Insight No.58 Nov. 28, 1998 PDF
    • Briefs: Major Events of the Week (Nov. 16 ~ 21) DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Briefs No.58 Nov. 28, 1998 PDF
    • Statistics: Stock Market, Exchange Rates, and Interest Rates Major Economic Indicators DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Statistics No.58 Nov. 28, 1998 PDF
  • Korea Economic Trends

    No.57

    Nov. 21, 1998

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    • Market Wrap: Stock Market Money & Bond Markets Foreign Exchange Market DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Market Wrap No.57 Nov. 21, 1998 PDF
    • Highlights: The signs of the credit crunch alleviating for smaller and medium-sized companies appears good Signs of recoveries in semiconductor and automobile exports are beginning to appear DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Highlights No.57 Nov. 21, 1998 PDF
    • Weekly Insight: Social changes since the IMF bailout DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Weekly Insight No.57 Nov. 21, 1998 PDF
    • Briefs: Major Events of the Week (Nov. 9 ~ 14) DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Briefs No.57 Nov. 21, 1998 PDF
    • Statistics: Stock Market, Exchange Rates, and Interest Rates DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Statistics No.57 Nov. 21, 1998 PDF
  • Korea Economic Trends

    No.56

    Nov. 14, 1998

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    • Market Wrap: Stock Market Money & Bond Markets Foreign Exchange Market DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Market Wrap No.56 Nov. 14, 1998 PDF
    • Highlights: More rigorous standards set to be introduced for companies selected for workout programs DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Highlights No.56 Nov. 14, 1998 PDF
    • Weekly Insight: Economic trends since the IMF bailout DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Weekly Insight No.56 Nov. 14, 1998 PDF
    • Briefs: Major Events of the Week (Nov. 1 ~ 7) DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Briefs No.56 Nov. 14, 1998 PDF
    • Statistics: Stock Market, Exchange Rates, and Interest Rates DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Statistics No.56 Nov. 14, 1998 PDF