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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.725

    May 21, 2012

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    • Market Wrap DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Market Wrap No.725 May 21, 2012 PDF
    • Highlights: Monthly Household Income Grows 6.9% in 1Q
      Job Market Continues to Improve Despite Slow Economy DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Highlights No.725 May 21, 2012 PDF
    • Weekly Insight: Korea's Multicultural Policy: From Assimilation to Harmonization DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Weekly Insight No.725 May 21, 2012 PDF
    • Briefs DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Briefs No.725 May 21, 2012 PDF
  • Korea Economic Trends

    No.724

    May 14, 2012

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    • Market Wrap DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Market Wrap No.724 May 14, 2012 PDF
    • Highlights: Korea Records Trade Surplus for Third Month
      BOK Maintains Key Interest Rate at 3.25% DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Highlights No.724 May 14, 2012 PDF
    • Weekly Insight: In-Store Strategies that Motivate a Purchase DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Weekly Insight No.724 May 14, 2012 PDF
    • Briefs DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Briefs No.724 May 14, 2012 PDF
  • Korea Economic Trends

    No.723

    May 7, 2012

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    • Market Wrap DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Market Wrap No.723 May 7, 2012 PDF
    • Highlights: Consumer Price Growth Slows to 2.5% in April
      Industrial Output Contracts in March DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Highlights No.723 May 7, 2012 PDF
    • Weekly Insight: Korea's Plant Engineering in the World: Success Factors and Tasks DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Weekly Insight No.723 May 7, 2012 PDF
    • Briefs DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Briefs No.723 May 7, 2012 PDF
  • Korea Economic Trends

    No.722

    Apr. 30, 2012

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    • Market Wrap DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Market Wrap No.722 Apr. 30, 2012 PDF
    • Highlights: Korea’s Economy Grows 0.9% in the First Quarter
      Korea’s Current Account Surplus Widens in March DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Highlights No.722 Apr. 30, 2012 PDF
    • Weekly Insight: Is Korea’s Economic Recovery Sustainable? DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Weekly Insight No.722 Apr. 30, 2012 PDF
    • Briefs DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Briefs No.722 Apr. 30, 2012 PDF
  • Korea Economic Trends

    No.721

    Apr. 23, 2012

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    • Market Wrap DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Market Wrap No.721 Apr. 23, 2012 PDF
    • Highlights: Korea’s Government Debt Exceeds 400 Trillion Won for First Time
      Employment Continues Upward Trend in February DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Highlights No.721 Apr. 23, 2012 PDF
    • Weekly Insight: Natural Disasters: The Unpredictable Variable for Tourism DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Weekly Insight No.721 Apr. 23, 2012 PDF
    • Briefs DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Briefs No.721 Apr. 23, 2012 PDF
  • Korea Economic Trends

    No.720

    Apr. 9, 2012

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    • Market Wrap DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Market Wrap No.720 Apr. 9, 2012 PDF
    • Highlights: Trade Surplus Widens in March
      Consumer Prices Drop to a 19-month Low in March DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Highlights No.720 Apr. 9, 2012 PDF
    • Weekly Insight: New Wave of Consumerism is Transforming Marketing DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Weekly Insight No.720 Apr. 9, 2012 PDF
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  • Korea Economic Trends

    No.719

    Apr. 2, 2012

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    • Market Wrap DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Market Wrap No.719 Apr. 2, 2012 PDF
    • Highlights: Current Account Swings to Surplus in February
      Expected Inflation Dips Below 4% in Nine Months DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Highlights No.719 Apr. 2, 2012 PDF
    • Weekly Insight: Korea's Rural Population Reverses Outflow DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Weekly Insight No.719 Apr. 2, 2012 PDF
    • Briefs DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Briefs No.719 Apr. 2, 2012 PDF
  • Korea Economic Trends

    No.718

    Mar. 26, 2012

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    • Market Wrap DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Market Wrap No.718 Mar. 26, 2012 PDF
    • Highlights: Korea’s Population to Peak in 2030
      Labor Productivity Rises for Third Consecutive Year DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Highlights No.718 Mar. 26, 2012 PDF
    • Weekly Insight: Cosmetics: High-tech Meets Emotion DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Weekly Insight No.718 Mar. 26, 2012 PDF
    • Briefs DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Briefs No.718 Mar. 26, 2012 PDF
  • Korea Economic Trends

    No.717

    Mar. 19, 2012

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    • Market Wrap DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Market Wrap No.717 Mar. 19, 2012 PDF
    • Highlights: February's Job Market Shows Mixed Signals
      Overseas Auto Sales Surge in February DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Highlights No.717 Mar. 19, 2012 PDF
    • Weekly Insight: Sluggish Private Consumption: Its Impact and Policy Implications DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Weekly Insight No.717 Mar. 19, 2012 PDF
    • Briefs DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Briefs No.717 Mar. 19, 2012 PDF
  • Korea Economic Trends

    No.716

    Mar. 12, 2012

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    • Market Wrap DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Market Wrap No.716 Mar. 12, 2012 PDF
    • Highlights: BOK Maintains Status Quo in Rate Policy
      Trade Balance Shifts to the Black in February DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Highlights No.716 Mar. 12, 2012 PDF
    • Weekly Insight: Collaboration for Better Corporate Citizenship DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Weekly Insight No.716 Mar. 12, 2012 PDF
    • Briefs DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Briefs No.716 Mar. 12, 2012 PDF