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Foreign Ministry to focus on economic diplomacy
Jan 02, 2009
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade will give priority to stepping up economic diplomacy, strengthening the Seoul-Washington strategic alliance, and seeking substantial progress in the North Korean nuclear issue in 2009. It will also consolidate strategic cooperative rela...

OECD Policy Brief - Economic Surevy of Korea 2008

OECD Policy Brief - Economic Surevy of Korea 2008
Dec 18, 2008
▒ Summary Korea has been hard-hit by the commodity price shock and the global financial crisis, which have slowed economic activity and pushed up inflation. The terms-of-trade loss reduced national income, thus damping domestic demand, while the slowdown in world trade has moder...

OECD Policy Brief - Economic Surevy of Korea 2008

OECD Policy Brief - Economic Surevy of Korea 2008
Dec 18, 2008
▒ Summary Korea has been hard-hit by the commodity price shock and the global financial crisis, which have slowed economic activity and pushed up inflation. The terms-of-trade loss reduced national income, thus damping domestic demand, while the slowdown in world trade has moder...

2009 Economic Policy Directions

2009 Economic Policy Directions
Dec 17, 2008
I. Step-by-step measures < Major points of 2009 Economic Policy Directions >  * Short-term measures to maintain the current employment level  *  Measures to prepare for the future *  Measures to enhance capabilities to revitaliz...

2009 Economic Policy Directions

2009 Economic Policy Directions
Dec 17, 2008
I. Step-by-step measures < Major points of 2009 Economic Policy Directions >  * Short-term measures to maintain the current employment level  *  Measures to prepare for the future *  Measures to enhance capabilities to revitaliz...

Korea can overcome economic crisis with 3 strong points...
Dec 09, 2008
"As the minister in charge of economic affairs, I feel the impact of the current financial crisis all the more severely. But I’m sure Korea will be able to overcome it, considering its strong points," said Knowledge Economy Minister Lee Youn-ho. He said this in a speech titled ...

Korea can overcome economic crisis with 3 strong points...
Dec 09, 2008
"As the minister in charge of economic affairs, I feel the impact of the current financial crisis all the more severely. But I’m sure Korea will be able to overcome it, considering its strong points," said Knowledge Economy Minister Lee Youn-ho. He said this in a speech titled ...

March economic crisis fears unfounded: Minister
Dec 08, 2008
Minister of Strategy and Finance Kang Man-soo said that current rumors that the Korean economy will turn sour in March are completely groundless in light of numbers and statistics. The minister said at a ministerial-level talk held at the Government Complex in Gwacheon on Dec. 5...

March economic crisis fears unfounded: Minister
Dec 08, 2008
Minister of Strategy and Finance Kang Man-soo said that current rumors that the Korean economy will turn sour in March are completely groundless in light of numbers and statistics. The minister said at a ministerial-level talk held at the Government Complex in Gwacheon on Dec. 5...

President Lee addresses APEC Economic Summit
Nov 24, 2008
"The APEC member economies, which account for more than half of the global GDP, should implement proactive economic policies," said President Lee Myung-bak at the first round of the APEC Economic Leaders’ Meeting held in Lima, Peru on Nov. 22, local time.Speaking as the third spe...