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  • Korea's economy to grow 2.6 pct in 2019: KIET
  • South Korea, US forge strong trade relationship
  • Economist: N. Korea eyes Swiss, Singaporean-style success
  • Amid trade tensions, RCEP to open broader market access for Korea
  • S. Korea's Venture Investments to GDP Ratio Stands below 0.2%
  • Nations increasing wealth at the expense of environment, Inclusive ...
  • South Korea Avoids Currency Manipulator Label
  • [Graphic News] India to see highest GDP growth rate in Asia
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    Investment

  • Korea Investment CORP Decreases Holdings in Humana Inc (HUM)
  • Getty Images announces investment by Koch Equity Development
  • South Korean banks race into Vietnam, drawn by deregulation
  • Korea Investment CORP Has $51.07 Million Position in Worldpay ...
  • Korea Investment CORP Raises Stake in Accenture Plc (ACN)
  • Korea's economy to grow 2.6 pct in 2019: KIET
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    Demographics

  • Encourage childbearing for a better future
  • South Korea to Continue Maintaining Stronger Economic Bond with ...
  • North Korea still using main nuclear site
  • SoftBank to invest $2 billion in Korean e-commerce site Coupang
  • Plowing and Cultivating Machinery - Global Strategic Business ...
  • The former dentist uprooting Korea's fintech market wants to go global
  • How domestic concerns drive Moon Jae-in's North Korea policy
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    Export/Import

  • Korea's exports keep up feeble growth in Nov amid significant chip ...
  • Concerns follow good economic signs
  • S. Korea's exports in Nov. on upward trend, but chip shipment ...
  • OECD advises Seoul moderation in minimum wage campaign, slow ...
  • (2nd LD) S. Korea's exports up 4.7 pct on-year as of Q3
  • (LEAD) S. Korea's exports up 4.7 pct on-year as of Q3
  • Moon fires economic policy chiefs as growth falters
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    Public Spending

  • Government Allocations To Healthcare Rise In The 2019 South ...
  • The North Korean Parliamentary Session and Budget Report 2018 ...
  • South Korea's economy is slowing. Its leader still wants to spend ...
  • Amid falling growth, South Korea and Samsung to spend big
  • L'Oreal to acquire 70% stake in Style Nanda
  • New South Korea budget airline cleared for take-off
  • [STYLE NANDA] L'Oreal to take 100% stake in Style Nanda
  • Government Allocations To Healthcare Rise In The 2019 South ...
  • The North Korean Parliamentary Session and Budget Report 2018 ...
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    Public Debt

  • Foreigners Pile Into Korea Debt, Bucking Emerging Market Jitters
  • Learning from South Korea's debt experience with our own Hope Fund
  • South Korea Debt-to-GDP Ratios Surpass Tipping Point
  • We can learn from South Korea's debt experience
  • Amid nuclear standoff, frozen N.Korea debt untradeable due to ...
  • Goldman's Bullish on Korea Debt But Investors Unsure on Time
  • Korean Gov't Admits Seriousness of State-run Corporations' Debts
  • Investing in North Korean 'Bonds'
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    Recent Econ Stats

    MomentCountryEventActualPreviousConsensusForecastpreviewpupdatedreviewrupdated
    2018-08-03KRForeign Exchange Reserves JUL$402.45B$400.3B$ 401.2B00
    2018-08-03KRCurrent Account JUN$7.38B$8.68B$ 6.7B00
    2018-08-01KRInflation Rate YoY JUL1.50%01
    2018-08-01KRInflation Rate MoM JUL0.16%01
    2018-08-01KRBalance of Trade JUL$ 3.4B01
    2018-08-01KRExports YoY JUL01
    2018-08-01KRImports YoY JUL01
    2018-08-01KRNikkei Manufacturing PMI JUL50.101
    2018-08-01KRInflation Rate YoY JUL1.50%1.50%1.60%00
    2018-08-01KRInflation Rate MoM JUL0.20%-0.20%0.30%00