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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.45

    Aug. 29, 1998

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    • Market Wrap: Stock Market Money & Bond Markets Foreign Exchange Market DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Market Wrap No.45 Aug. 29, 1998 PDF
    • Highlights: The government announced measures to activate government bond trading The government prepared measures to stimulate export financing DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Highlights No.45 Aug. 29, 1998 PDF
    • Weekly Insight: Prospects for the Korean economy in the second half of 1998 and 1999 DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Weekly Insight No.45 Aug. 29, 1998 PDF
    • Briefs: Major Events of the Week (August 17~22) DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Briefs No.45 Aug. 29, 1998 PDF
    • Statistics: Stock Market, Exchange Rates, and Interest Rates DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Statistics No.45 Aug. 29, 1998 PDF
  • Korea Economic Trends

    No.44

    Aug. 22, 1998

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    • Market Wrap: Stock Market Money & Bond Market Foreign Exchange Market DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Market Wrap No.44 Aug. 22, 1998 PDF
    • Highlights: First half corporate performance announced: Worst in decades 1999 fiscal deficit projected to be 24 trillion won DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Highlights No.44 Aug. 22, 1998 PDF
    • Weekly Insight: Economics of the meteorological disaster DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Weekly Insight No.44 Aug. 22, 1998 PDF
    • Briefs: Major Events of the Week (August 10~15) DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Briefs No.44 Aug. 22, 1998 PDF
    • Statistics: Stock Market, Exchange Rates, and Interest Rates Bank Loans to Small and Medium-Sized Businesses DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Statistics No.44 Aug. 22, 1998 PDF
  • Korea Economic Trends

    No.43

    Aug. 15, 1998

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    • Market Wrap: Stock Market Money & Bond Market Foreign Exchange Market DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Market Wrap No.43 Aug. 15, 1998 PDF
    • Highlights: KAMC will be reorganized into a bad bank IMF recommended the government to reduce VAT by 1 or 2% DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Highlights No.43 Aug. 15, 1998 PDF
    • Weekly Insight: Sign of consolidation in the banking industry of Korea DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Weekly Insight No.43 Aug. 15, 1998 PDF
    • Briefs: Major Events of the Week (August 3~8) DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Briefs No.43 Aug. 15, 1998 PDF
    • Statistics: Stock Market, Exchange Rates, and Interest Rates Balance of Payments in June 1998 (preliminary) DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Statistics No.43 Aug. 15, 1998 PDF
  • Korea Economic Trends

    No.42

    Aug. 8, 1998

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    • Market Wrap: Stock Market Money & Bond Markets Foreign Exchange Market DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Market Wrap No.42 Aug. 8, 1998 PDF
    • Highlights: Exorts continued to plunge in July The IMF changed its stance on its economic program for Korea DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Highlights No.42 Aug. 8, 1998 PDF
    • Weekly Insight: The 50-year Economic History of the Republic of Korea after the Nation's Birth DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Weekly Insight No.42 Aug. 8, 1998 PDF
    • Briefs: Major Events of the Week (July 27~Aug.1) DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Briefs No.42 Aug. 8, 1998 PDF
    • Statistics: Stock Market, Exchange Rates, and Interest Rates Recent Trends of Industry Activities DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Statistics No.42 Aug. 8, 1998 PDF
  • Korea Economic Trends

    No.41

    Aug. 1, 1998

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    • Market Wrap: Stock Market Money & Bond Market Foreign Exchange Market DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Market Wrap No.41 Aug. 1, 1998 PDF
    • Highlights: The government will support trade financing for the 6th~30th largest conglomerates A major step was taken in the liberalization of foreign exchange transactions DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Highlights No.41 Aug. 1, 1998 PDF
    • Weekly Insight: Prospects for Korean industries in the second half of 1998 DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Weekly Insight No.41 Aug. 1, 1998 PDF
    • Briefs: Major Events of the Week (July 20~25) DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Briefs No.41 Aug. 1, 1998 PDF
    • Statistics: Stock Market, Exchange Rates, and Interest Rates DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Statistics No.41 Aug. 1, 1998 PDF
  • Korea Economic Trends

    No.40

    July 25, 1998

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    • Market Wrap: Stock Market Money & Bond Markets Foreign Exchange Market DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Market Wrap No.40 July 25, 1998 PDF
    • Highlights: The trade surplus exceeded USD 20 billion in the first half of 1998 The KRW/USD exchange rate fell to below 1,300 won per dollar DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Highlights No.40 July 25, 1998 PDF
    • Weekly Insight: The gorwing influence of foreign investors in the Korean stock market after the currency crisis DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Weekly Insight No.40 July 25, 1998 PDF
    • Briefs: Major Events of the Week (July 13~18) DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Briefs No.40 July 25, 1998 PDF
    • Statistics: Stock Market, Exchange Rates, and Interest Rates Outline of Government Expenditures in the Second Revised 1988 Budget Brokerage Houses' Operational Capital Adequacy Ratio(As of Ju DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Statistics No.40 July 25, 1998 PDF
  • Korea Economic Trends

    No.39

    July 18, 1998

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    • Market Wrap: Stock Market Money & Bond Markets Foreign Exchange Market DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Market Wrap No.39 July 18, 1998 PDF
    • Highlights: Foreigners continued to invest in Korea in the first half of 1998 Opposing viewpoints exist regarding stimulation of the economy DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Highlights No.39 July 18, 1998 PDF
    • Weekly Insight: Recent trends in domestic interest rates and the KRW/USD exchange rate DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Weekly Insight No.39 July 18, 1998 PDF
    • Briefs: Major Events of the Week (July 6~11) DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Briefs No.39 July 18, 1998 PDF
    • Statistics: Stock Market, Exchange Rates, and Interest Rates The 2nd Revised Government Budget for 1998 DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Statistics No.39 July 18, 1998 PDF
  • Korea Economic Trends

    No.38

    July 11, 1998

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    • Market Wrap: Stock Market Money & Bond Markets Foreign Exchange Market DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Market Wrap No.38 July 11, 1998 PDF
    • Highlights: The trade surplus reached nearly USD 20 billion in the first half of 1998 The government is considering measures to stimulate the depressed economy DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Highlights No.38 July 11, 1998 PDF
    • Weekly Insight: Seri Pak's win at the U.S. Women's Open golf tournament and its contribution to sports marketing DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Weekly Insight No.38 July 11, 1998 PDF
    • Briefs: Major Events of the Week (June 28~July4) DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Briefs No.38 July 11, 1998 PDF
    • Statistics: Stock Market, Exchange Rates, and Interest Rates Recent Trends of Industry Activities Bank Assets after the Recent Purchases and Assumptions of Troubled Banks DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Statistics No.38 July 11, 1998 PDF
  • Korea Economic Trends

    No.37

    July 4, 1998

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    • Market Wrap: Stock Market Money & Bond Market Foreign Exchange Market DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Market Wrap No.37 July 4, 1998 PDF
    • Highlights: The FSC ordered five troubled commercial banks to transfer their deposits and loans to healthy banks DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Highlights No.37 July 4, 1998 PDF
    • Weekly Insight: Restructuring underway for Korea's financial institutions DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Weekly Insight No.37 July 4, 1998 PDF
    • Briefs: Major Events of the Week (June 22~27) DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Briefs No.37 July 4, 1998 PDF
    • Statistics: Stock Market, Exchange Rates, and Interest Rates 1996 Gross Regional Domestic Product DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Statistics No.37 July 4, 1998 PDF
  • Korea Economic Trends

    No.36

    June 27, 1998

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    • Market Wrap: Stock Market Money & Bond Markets Foreign Exchange Market DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Market Wrap No.36 June 27, 1998 PDF
    • Highlights: Bad loans will not increase significantly with the release of the nonviable firms list Revisions of the main macroeconomic targets and projections for 1998 are inevitable DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Highlights No.36 June 27, 1998 PDF
    • Weekly Insight: Opening of the real estate market and implications for foreigners' investment DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Weekly Insight No.36 June 27, 1998 PDF
    • Briefs: Major Events of the Week (June 14~20) DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Briefs No.36 June 27, 1998 PDF
    • Statistics: Stock Market, Exchange Rates, and Interest Rates Comparison of the North (DPRK)and South (ROK) Korean Economies (1997) DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Statistics No.36 June 27, 1998 PDF