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    Opposition


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    Investment

  • CNBC Transcript: Choi Heenam, Chairman and Chief Executive ...
  • Bank of Korea Stands Pat as Trade Fights, Jobs Cloud Outlook
  • South Korea allots first money from $9bn start-up fund
  • S. Korea's target-date funds get a little regulatory help
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  • The next crisis could be triggered by the US-China trade war ...
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    Demographics

  • South Korea Scrambles to Avoid Going the Way of Japan
  • South Korea's Innovation Cities: If You Build Them, Will They Come?
  • South Korean retailers are the next wave of entrants
  • Asian population growth spurs suburban Chinatown in Katy
  • Once a model of economic development, South Korea now worries ...
  • Elders top 14 percent of South Korea's population
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    Export/Import

  • S.Korea Exports Rise on Record Chip and Petrochemicals Shipments
  • South Korean exports to grow at steady pace, but risks lurk - govt ...
  • Samsung Back in Favor as Moon Tries to Kick-Start Korean Economy
  • Economists warn of increasing downside risks facing Korea's exports
  • S.Korea: Growth of seaport cargo slows on Sino-US trade row
  • South Korea's Innovation Cities: If You Build Them, Will They Come?
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    Public Spending

  • Budget spending estimated to top 500 tln won in 2020
  • S. Korea's budget airlines' operating profit jumps twofold in 2017
  • [ANALYSIS] Gov't plans to tax, spend to save jobs
  • The North Korean Parliamentary Session and Budget Report 2018 ...
  • Crypto Mass Adoption Depends On Usability And Cross Currency ...
  • Amid falling growth, South Korea and Samsung to spend big
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    Public Debt

  • Foreigners Pile Into Korea Debt, Bucking Emerging Market Jitters
  • South Korea Debt-to-GDP Ratios Surpass Tipping Point
  • Learning from South Korea's debt experience with our own Hope Fund
  • We can learn from South Korea's debt experience
  • Goldman's Bullish on Korea Debt But Investors Unsure on Time
  • Amid nuclear standoff, frozen N.Korea debt untradeable due to ...
  • North Korea Still Has to Pay For 1000 Volvo Cars Bought 43 Years ...
  • Foreigners Are Finally Getting Cold Feet on South Korea Debt
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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