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News South Korea » Economy: As the Olympics end, South Korea asks: Was the cost worth it?

News channel or source: http://www.msn.com/en-us/news/msn/as-the-olympics-end-south-korea-asks-was-the-cost-worth-it/ar-BBJwSnI
Publication date: Saturday 24 February 2018

Some analysts are optimistic. South Korea's Hyundai Research Institute has forecast that the Winter Olympics will generate economic activity of about $40 billion. That will come mainly from spending by tourists both during the Games and in subsequent years.

News South Korea » Economy: South Korea Alters Its Strategy to Drive and Create Innovation

News channel or source: https://www.usnews.com/news/best-countries/articles/2018-02-23/south-korea-alters-its-strategy-to-drive-and-create-innovation
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

Since the election of the Moon Jae-in administration in May 2017, South Korea has laid out plans toward a different approach to science and technology, the pillars of its economy. While the public may focus on the next Samsung smartphone or the new LG ...

News South Korea » Economy: South Korea's policy rate seen on hold for now, may be raised in May

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-southkorea-economy-rates/south-koreas-policy-rate-seen-on-hold-for-now-may-be-raised-in-may-idUSKCN1G70DD?feedType=RSS&virtualBrandChannel=11563
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea’s central bank is widely expected to hold its key interest rate steady at a review next week but appears on course to raise them in May, with the economy on a sustained recovery and global rates set to climb, a Reuters poll ...

News South Korea » Economy: South Korea will sign trade deals with five Central American countries

News channel or source: https://www.cnbc.com/2018/02/20/south-korea-will-sign-free-trade-deals-with-five-central-american-countries.html
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

The ministry expects the five deals to accelerate South Korea's economic growth by an overall 0.02 percent in the next 10 years, by boosting exports of cars, steel, cosmetics products, and auto components. South Korea said on Wednesday that it is signing ...

News South Korea » Economy: Azerbaijan, South Korea expanding economic cooperation

News channel or source: http://menafn.com/1096504809/Azerbaijan-South-Korea-expanding-economic-cooperation
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

South Korea and Azerbaijan agreed to expand bilateral economic cooperation in infrastructure and other sectors, the South Korean Finance Ministry said Feb. 23. The two sides held high-level talks in Seoul to discuss ways to bolster trade and investment and ...

News South Korea » Economy: South Korea signs Central American free trade deal

News channel or source: https://www.yahoo.com/news/south-korea-signs-central-american-free-trade-deal-030906623--finance.html
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

Seoul (AFP) - South Korea signed a free trade deal with five Central American countries on Wednesday, even as Seoul and Washington spar over their existing FTA. Trade Minister Kim Hyun-chong signed the pact with economic ministers from Costa Rica ...

News South Korea » Economy: Visit by North Korean general sparks anger in South

News channel or source: https://asia.nikkei.com/Politics-Economy/International-Relations/Visit-by-North-Korean-general-sparks-anger-in-South
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

Although Pyongyang denied involvement in the sinking, South Korea cut off communication and exchanges with North Korea except for some joint economic activities. Seoul also imposed financial sanctions on Kim, and the U.S. has barred his entry. Amid the ...

News South Korea » Economy: South Korea Designates Gunsan City Economic 'Crisis Zone' as GM Shutting Factory

News channel or source: https://money.usnews.com/investing/news/articles/2018-02-20/south-korea-designates-gunsan-city-economic-crisis-zone-as-gm-shutting-factory
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

SEOUL (Reuters) - The South Korean government has designated the city of Gunsan as a 'crisis zone' for industry and employment, said presidential spokesman Kim Eui-kyeom on Tuesday, after General Motors announced last week it would be shuttering a factory ...

News South Korea » Economy: South Korea, Central American nations sign free trade agreement

News channel or source: https://www.thestatesman.com/world/south-korea-central-american-nations-sign-free-trade-agreement-1502589397.html
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

Honduras’ Economic Development Minister Arnaldo Castillo and Vice Minister of International Trade for Negotiation of the Ministry of Trade of Panama, Diana Salazar. Kim in a statement said that the South Korea-Central America free trade deal would enable ...