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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.715

    Mar. 5, 2012

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    • Market Wrap DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Market Wrap No.715 Mar. 5, 2012 PDF
    • Highlights: Manufacturing Production Bounces Back in January
      Current Account Posts a Deficit in Two Years DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Highlights No.715 Mar. 5, 2012 PDF
    • Weekly Insight: Obesity:Socioeconomic Risks and Opportunities DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Weekly Insight No.715 Mar. 5, 2012 PDF
    • Briefs DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Briefs No.715 Mar. 5, 2012 PDF
  • Korea Economic Trends

    No.714

    Feb. 27, 2012

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    • Market Wrap DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Market Wrap No.714 Feb. 27, 2012 PDF
    • Highlights: Household Debt Exceeds 900 Trillion Won in 2011
      External Debt Soundness Improves in 2011 DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Highlights No.714 Feb. 27, 2012 PDF
    • Weekly Insight: Top Scientists, Engineers Need to be Groomed: Plan for 100,000-plus DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Weekly Insight No.714 Feb. 27, 2012 PDF
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  • Korea Economic Trends

    No.713

    Feb. 20, 2012

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    • Market Wrap DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Market Wrap No.713 Feb. 20, 2012 PDF
    • Highlights: Terms of Trade Worsen on Higher Commodities Prices
      Korean Economy Creates 536,000 Jobs in January DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Highlights No.713 Feb. 20, 2012 PDF
    • Weekly Insight: K-pop’s Global Success and Implications DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Weekly Insight No.713 Feb. 20, 2012 PDF
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  • Korea Economic Trends

    No.712

    Feb. 13, 2012

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    • Market Wrap DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Market Wrap No.712 Feb. 13, 2012 PDF
    • Highlights: Producer Price Inflation Eases to a 15-month Low in January
      BOK Extends Rate Freeze for the Eighth Month DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Highlights No.712 Feb. 13, 2012 PDF
    • Weekly Insight: Korea’s Low-income Self-employed and Policy Needs DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Weekly Insight No.712 Feb. 13, 2012 PDF
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  • Korea Economic Trends

    No.711

    Feb. 6, 2012

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    • Market Wrap DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Market Wrap No.711 Feb. 6, 2012 PDF
    • Highlights: Consumer Inflation Slows to 3.4% in January
      Korea Posts a Trade Deficit in 24 Months DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Highlights No.711 Feb. 6, 2012 PDF
    • Weekly Insight: Branded Apps for Mobile Marketing DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Weekly Insight No.711 Feb. 6, 2012 PDF
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  • Korea Economic Trends

    No.710

    Jan. 30, 2012

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    • Market Wrap DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Market Wrap No.710 Jan. 30, 2012 PDF
    • Highlights: Women Expand Their Presence in Professional Job Market
      Korean Economy Grows Lower than Expected in 2011 DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Highlights No.710 Jan. 30, 2012 PDF
    • Weekly Insight: Korean Companies’ Learning by Exporting DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Weekly Insight No.710 Jan. 30, 2012 PDF
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  • Korea Economic Trends

    No.709

    Jan. 16, 2012

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    • Market Wrap DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Market Wrap No.709 Jan. 16, 2012 PDF
    • Highlights: Bank of Korea Freezes Key Rate for Seventh Month
      Employment Rate Hits a Three-year High in 2011 DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Highlights No.709 Jan. 16, 2012 PDF
    • Weekly Insight: Korea’s Ten Major Trends of 2012 DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Weekly Insight No.709 Jan. 16, 2012 PDF
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  • Korea Economic Trends

    No.708

    Jan. 9, 2012

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    • Market Wrap DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Market Wrap No.708 Jan. 9, 2012 PDF
    • Highlights: Korea Ranks High in Economic and Technological Assets, Lags in Social Cohesion
      Korea’s Annual Trade Exceeds US$1 Trillion in 2011 DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Highlights No.708 Jan. 9, 2012 PDF
    • Weekly Insight: Ten Global Trends of 2012 DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Weekly Insight No.708 Jan. 9, 2012 PDF
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  • Korea Economic Trends

    No.707

    Jan. 2, 2012

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    • Market Wrap DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Market Wrap No.707 Jan. 2, 2012 PDF
    • Highlights: Manufacturers’ Outlook for Business Conditions Worsens
      Consumer Prices Grow 4.2% in December DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Highlights No.707 Jan. 2, 2012 PDF
    • Weekly Insight: TV Survival Shows Sweeping Korea DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Weekly Insight No.707 Jan. 2, 2012 PDF
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  • Korea Economic Trends

    No.706

    Dec. 19, 2011

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    • Market Wrap DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Market Wrap No.706 Dec. 19, 2011 PDF
    • Highlights: Koreans’ Belief in Upward Mobility Decreases in 2011
      Job Growth Steadies, But Concerns Remain DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Highlights No.706 Dec. 19, 2011 PDF
    • Weekly Insight: Developing Marine Natural Resources: Present and Future DownLoad Korea Economic Trends Weekly Insight No.706 Dec. 19, 2011 PDF
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