Friday, March 15, 2013
South Korea's central bank kept its benchmark interest rate unchanged for a fifth straight month Thursday, despite concerns over whether growth in Asia's fourth-largest economy is back on track.
Thursday, March 14, 2013
South Korea's newly named finance minister said Wednesday the recovery in Asia's fourth-largest economy is weak and might need additional government stimulus.
Saturday, March 2, 2013
South Korea's exports and imports fell in February from a year earlier but the trade balance showed a surplus for the 13th straight month, government data showed Friday.
Thursday, February 28, 2013
South Korea has big plans to become a major nuclear energy player, but they are unfolding at a time when the global industry is under intense scrutiny after the 2011 Fukushima disaster.
The number of tourists traveling overseas hit a January record, thanks to a strong won, travel portal Tourgo said Tuesday.
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
An association of South Korea shop owners Monday urged millions of its members to boycott Japanese goods in protest at Japan's continued claim to a tiny set of islets at the heart of a decades-old dispute.
Friday, February 22, 2013
South Korea's incoming president Park Geun-hye has signalled her administration's willingness to step in to stabilise the won and protect exporters battling a stronger Korean currency and a weaker yen.
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Foreign tourism is “booming” in North Korea, state media said Tuesday, a week after the country triggered global outrage by conducting its third nuclear test.
Tuesday, February 19, 2013
Imports of luxury items such as premium brand clothes, handbags and cosmetics hit a record high US$8.6 billion (9.3 trillion won) last year despite the reeling economy.
Monday, February 18, 2013
Seoul ranks sixth in global competitiveness among major metropolises, Korean and Japanese think tanks said Friday. The Seoul Institute and the Mori Memorial Foundation held a presentation at Seoul city hall to announce the “2012 Global Power City Index (GPCI),” which ranks 40 major cities around the world in accordance to their productivity and competitiveness.