South Korea

South Korea is the 11th largst economy in the world and ranks 4th among emerging markets in terms of GDP. The Korean economy grew at a rate of 3% in 2017. A subsscription to EMIS provides access to a database of over 9,000 companies in South Korea as well as a range of sector reports, macroeconomic data and news from 150 local and global sources.

Latest News

  • Compensation to pandemic-hit merchants to begin in late Oct.: official Yonhap News | 2021-Sep-17
  • Many local gov'ts offer universal pandemic relief in defiance of central gov't policy Yonhap News | 2021-Sep-16
  • Rent blowout mysteriously missing from US report Asia Times | 2021-Sep-15
  • (LEAD) Seoul stocks up for 3rd day ahead of U.S. inflation data release Yonhap News | 2021-Sep-14
  • Seoul stocks up for 3rd day ahead of U.S. inflation data release Yonhap News | 2021-Sep-14
  • (EDITORIAL from Korea Times on Sept. 14) Yonhap News | 2021-Sep-13
  • South Korea - Central government revenues increase by 27.3% y/y in Jan-Jul EmergingMarketWatch - Daily News | 2021-Sep-10
  • (EDITORIAL from Korea Herald on Sept. 10) Yonhap News | 2021-Sep-09
  • A Wrong Turn for World Bank Concessional Lending by Jayati Ghosh & Farwa Sial Project Syndicate - News Commentary | 2021-Sep-09
  • [Editorial] Obligation neglected The Korea Herald | 2021-Sep-09
  • Moon to receive W166.9m annual pension after retirement The Korea Herald | 2021-Sep-09
  • S. Korea to spend 95 bln won on research of carbon-reduction technologies Yonhap News | 2021-Sep-08

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  • Asia-Pacific Energy Drink Market - Growth, Trends, COVID-19 Impact, and Forecasts (2021 - 2026) Mordor Regional Industry Reports | 2021-Aug-31
    APAC 5G Growth Opportunities, Part 1 (Connectivity) F&S - Country/Regional Reports | 2021-Aug-28
    South Korean Electric Vehicle Growth Opportunities F&S - Country/Regional Reports | 2021-Aug-17
  • South Korea - Waste Management, August 2021 MarketLine Industry Reports | 2021-Aug-17
    Asia-Pacific - Waste Management, August 2021 MarketLine Industry Reports | 2021-Aug-17
    South Korea - Pharmaceuticals, July 2021 MarketLine Industry Reports | 2021-Aug-17
  • Asia-Pacific - Pharmaceuticals, July 2021 MarketLine Industry Reports | 2021-Aug-17
    Asia-Pacific - Footwear, July 2021 MarketLine Industry Reports | 2021-Aug-17
    South Korea - Footwear, July 2021 MarketLine Industry Reports | 2021-Aug-17
  • South Korea - Food & Grocery Retail, July 2021 MarketLine Industry Reports | 2021-Aug-17
    Asia-Pacific - Government Spending, July 2021 MarketLine Industry Reports | 2021-Aug-17
    Asia-Pacific - Food & Grocery Retail, July 2021 MarketLine Industry Reports | 2021-Aug-17

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  • (LEAD) New cases over 2,000 for 2 straight days amid upsurge worries after Chuseok holiday Yonhap News | 2021-Sep-18
    New cases over 2,000 for 2 straight days amid upsurge worries after Chuseok holiday Yonhap News | 2021-Sep-18
    Indian, Korean tech firms tie up for expansion in Vietnam, other regional markets Intellasia.Net News | 2021-Sep-18
  • S. Korea shortens list of foreign arrivals subject to 2-week mandatory isolation Intellasia.Net News | 2021-Sep-18
    Korea faced with continued uncertainty over domestic demand: government report Intellasia.Net News | 2021-Sep-18
    Korea approves Celltrion's COVID-19 treatment for use Intellasia.Net News | 2021-Sep-18
  • N Korea accuses US of double standards on missiles, hampering talks Intellasia.Net News | 2021-Sep-18
    LG Energy Solution invests W35b in Chinese battery material supplier Intellasia.Net News | 2021-Sep-18
    S. Korea has larger classes, lower employment rates among college graduates than OECD averages: education ministry Intellasia.Net News | 2021-Sep-18
  • BOK provides less money ahead of Chuseok Intellasia.Net News | 2021-Sep-18
    Uncertainty lingers over private spending recovery: ministry Intellasia.Net News | 2021-Sep-18
    FSS to appeal against court decision favouring Woori chair Intellasia.Net News | 2021-Sep-18
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UAE, South Korea to boost co-operation in energy, nuclear sectors
UAE, South Korea to boost co-operation in energy, nuclear sectors
South Korea’s economy unexpectedly shrinks 0.3% q/q in Q1 2019
South Korea’s economy unexpectedly shrinks 0.3% q/q in Q1 2019
South Korea’s exports of eco-friendly vehicles grow 33% per year since 2012
South Korea’s exports of eco-friendly vehicles grow 33% per year since 2012
South Korea’s domestic supply in manufacturing drops 4.1% y/y in Q1 2019
South Korea’s domestic supply in manufacturing drops 4.1% y/y in Q1 2019

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