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Korean electronics, cars win hearts of overseas consume...
Jul 01, 2011
Korea’s leading industries and major firms like Samsung, LG and Hyundai have performed extremely well overseas, winning recognition from international consumers and getting favorable responses from overseas customers.Samsung Electronics announced on June 26 that it was named the ...

Korea Machinery Fair hits Shanghai
Jun 28, 2011
The Korea Machinery Fair Shanghai 2011, hosted by the Korea Association of Machinery Industry (KOAMI) and sponsored by the Ministry of Knowledge Economy, will be held in Shanghai, China from June 28 to July 2.Since its launch in 2006 in Beijing, China, the fair has opened its doo...

Korea Creative Content Agency featured at Asian Attract...
Jun 22, 2011
The Korea Creative Content Agency is attending the Asian Attractions Expo 2011 at Singapore’s Resorts World Convention Center from June 21 to 24.The expo features innovative products, games and amusement rides, and hosts a number of special events and education sessions for indus...

International Origin Conference discusses Korea FTAs
Jun 09, 2011
An international conference encompassing origin verification systems with a focus on Korean Free Trade Agreements (FTA) with United States and European Union took place on June 9 at Lotte Hotel World. The International Origin Conference seeks to promote Korea’s upcoming FTAs and ...

More global banks to launch branches in Korea
May 31, 2011
As more Korean companies advance into the global market and domestic financial markets expand, international banks have also started to expand into the Korean market. Korean financial authorities announced on May 29 that Santander Bank, the largest bank in Europe, is planning to ...

IMD ranks Korea 22nd in world competitiveness
May 25, 2011
Korea was ranked the 22nd in this year’s World Competitiveness Yearbook by the Switzerland-based IMD.On May 18, the Ministry of Strategy and Finance reported on Korea’s improved ranking among the 59 countries considered, up a notch from last year.This the highest ranking Korea ha...

Busan Contents Market 2011 finds success, sales for Kor...
May 18, 2011
(Photo: Yonhap News)The fifth Busan Contents Market (BCM) successfully wrapped up on May 14 with the best performances in its history. BCM, which opened on May 12 at Bexco, gathers together TV entertainment contents and broadcasting technologies, and acts as a center for trade of...

Korea-EU FTA expected to stabilize consumer prices
May 13, 2011
The National Assembly's Foreign Affairs, Trade and Unification Committee passed the Korea-European Union Free Trade Agreement on May 4. The EU’s economy produces more than 1.5 trillion dollars, making up one third of world’s economy. The annual volume of trade between the EU and ...

Korea posts record monthly export growth in April
May 03, 2011
Korea's exports set a new record in April this year, receiving attention from international media.The country's exports recorded $49.7 billion in April, up $1.6 billion from $48.1 billion in the previous month, a 26 percent year on year growth, according to the Ministry of Knowle...

Korea tops Asian competitiveness ranking
Apr 13, 2011
Korea came in on top in comprehensive competitiveness rankings of Asian countries conducted by the Research Institute of Boao Forum, a Chinese economic think-tank.According to the report, Korea showed the highest level of competitiveness out of a total of 35 Asian countries, scor...