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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.25

    Apr. 11, 1998

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    • Market Wrap: Stock Market Money & Bond Markets Foreign Exchange Market DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Market Wrap No.25 Apr. 11, 1998 PDF
    • Highlights: Drastic liberalization of regulations on foreign exchange transactions and foreigners' investment in Korea Reforms in the 'court receivership' system DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Highlights No.25 Apr. 11, 1998 PDF
    • Weekly Insight: Instability in the Japanese financial system and its implications DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Weekly Insight No.25 Apr. 11, 1998 PDF
    • Briefs: Major Events of the Week (March 30~April 4) DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Briefs No.25 Apr. 11, 1998 PDF
    • Statistics: Stock Market, Exchange Rates and Interest Rates Recent Trends of Industry Activities DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Statistics No.25 Apr. 11, 1998 PDF
  • Korea Economic Trends

    No.24

    Apr. 4, 1998

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    • Market Wrap: Stock Market Tends Market Interest Rates Foreign Exchange Rates DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Market Wrap No.24 Apr. 4, 1998 PDF
    • Highlights: The number of nemployed is expected to exceed 1.5 million by the end of March
      Due to the business sector's foreign debts, concerns that Korea may experience another foreign exchange crisis in June have risen DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Highlights No.24 Apr. 4, 1998 PDF
    • Weekly Insight: Problems of the Korean market economy DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Weekly Insight No.24 Apr. 4, 1998 PDF
    • Briefs: Major Events of the Week (March 23~28) DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Briefs No.24 Apr. 4, 1998 PDF
    • Statistics: Stock Market, Exchange Rates and Interest Rates Debt-Equity Ratios of the 30 Largest Groups DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Statistics No.24 Apr. 4, 1998 PDF
  • Korea Economic Trends

    No.23

    Mar. 28, 1998

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    • Market Wrap: Stock Market Index: KOSPI Market Interest Rates Foreign Exchange Rates DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Market Wrap No.23 Mar. 28, 1998 PDF
    • Highlights: The KRW/USD exchange rate plunged to a 1,300 won level GDP growth rate was only 5.5% in 1997 DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Highlights No.23 Mar. 28, 1998 PDF
    • Weekly Insight: Increase in unemployment & counterpolicies of government and firms DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Weekly Insight No.23 Mar. 28, 1998 PDF
    • Briefs: Major Events of The Week (March 16~21) DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Briefs No.23 Mar. 28, 1998 PDF
    • Statistics: Stock Market, Exchange Rates and Interest Rates Trends in Magor National Accounts DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Statistics No.23 Mar. 28, 1998 PDF
  • Korea Economic Trends

    No.22

    Mar. 1, 1998

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    • Market Wrap: Industrial Production, Shipment and inventory..... DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Market Wrap No.22 Mar. 1, 1998 PDF
    • Highlights: 1. S&P Upgrades Korea's Sovereign Credit Rating 2. IMF Modifies Korea's Macroeconomic Program for 1998 3. High Interest Rates Likely to Persist Amidst Difficult Capital Market Sit DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Highlights No.22 Mar. 1, 1998 PDF
  • Korea Economic Trends

    No.21

    Feb. 15, 1998

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    • Market Wrap: Industrial Production, Shipment and Inventory ....... DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Market Wrap No.21 Feb. 15, 1998 PDF
    • Highlights: 1. Implication of Financial Market Stabilization Measures 2. Revised Budget Reflects Austerity Under IMF Program 3. The Second Letter of Intent and Agreement on Adjustment of Macr DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Highlights No.21 Feb. 15, 1998 PDF
  • Korea Economic Trends

    No.20

    Jan. 15, 1998

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    • Market Wrap: Industrial Production, Shipment and Invertory...... DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Market Wrap No.20 Jan. 15, 1998 PDF
    • Highlights: The Evaluation of the IMF Macroeconomic Policy Recommendation for the Korean Economy DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Highlights No.20 Jan. 15, 1998 PDF
  • Korea Economic Trends

    No.19

    Jan. 1, 1998

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    • Market Wrap: Foreign Exchange Market Trends(DECEMBER 8-19, 1997) DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Market Wrap No.19 Jan. 1, 1998 PDF
    • Highlights: Current Account Records Surplus for First Time in Four Years Rapid Depreciation of Korea Won and Impact of IMF Program Force Prices up Sharply Restructuring of Industry and the Fi DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Highlights No.19 Jan. 1, 1998 PDF
    • Weekly Insight: Financial Market Trends(December 8 - 20, 1997) DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Weekly Insight No.19 Jan. 1, 1998 PDF
    • Briefs: Industrial Production, Shipment and Inventory ....... DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Briefs No.19 Jan. 1, 1998 PDF
  • Korea Economic Trends

    No.18

    Dec. 15, 1997

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    • Market Wrap: Foreign Exchange Market Trends (November 24-December 6) DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Market Wrap No.18 Dec. 15, 1997 PDF
    • Highlights: IMF Bailout Memorandum of Understanding ① Financial Reforms
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    • Weekly Insight: Financial Market Trends (November 24-December 6) DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Weekly Insight No.18 Dec. 15, 1997 PDF
    • Briefs: Macroeconomic Objectives for 1998.... DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Briefs No.18 Dec. 15, 1997 PDF
  • Korea Economic Trends

    No.17

    Dec. 1, 1997

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    • Market Wrap: Foreign Exchange Market Trends (November 10 -November 21) DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Market Wrap No.17 Dec. 1, 1997 PDF
    • Highlights: Seoul Turns to the IMF Balance of Payments Deficit Expected to Persist for Two Years Due to Deterioration in the Capital Balance Third Quarter Economic Growth Rate, 6.3% DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Highlights No.17 Dec. 1, 1997 PDF
    • Weekly Insight: Financial Market Trends (November 9 -November 22) DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Weekly Insight No.17 Dec. 1, 1997 PDF
    • Briefs: Growth Rate of GDP in the Third Quarter of 1997..... DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Briefs No.17 Dec. 1, 1997 PDF
  • Korea Economic Trends

    No.16

    Nov. 15, 1997

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    • Market Wrap: Industrial Production, Shipment and Inventory ..... DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Market Wrap No.16 Nov. 15, 1997 PDF
    • Highlights: Ⅰ. Fears Pervade Global Financial Markets II. Foreign Exchange Rate Disequilibrium Persists III. Impact on Financial Market in Korea IV. Policy Recomme DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Highlights No.16 Nov. 15, 1997 PDF