Tuesday, April 30, 2013
South Korea posted its biggest current account surplus in four months in March, bolstered by robust exports of mobile devices and other high-tech products, the central bank said Monday.
Friday, April 26, 2013
South Korea's economy grew at its fastest pace in two years in the first quarter of this year as exports bounced back despite competition from a weak yen, the Bank of Korea said Thursday.
Saturday, April 20, 2013
Wednesday, April 17, 2013
The South Korean government proposed a US$15.3 billion stimulus Tuesday to boost slowing growth in Asia's fourth-largest economy.
Friday, April 12, 2013
South Korea's central bank slightly lowered its growth forecast for Asia's fourth-largest economy on Thursday but left its key interest rate unchanged.
Thursday, April 11, 2013
South Korea's unemployment rate fell in March after a number of job seekers left the market for further education or stopped looking for work, state data showed Wednesday.
Small- and mid-sized South Korean companies running factories in the sole inter-Korean industrial complex in the North's border city of Kaesong are being hit hardest by the stoppage of their production lines in the industrial park.
Thursday, April 4, 2013
Troubled South Korean giant STX Offshore and Shipbuilding saw its share price plunge a daily limit of 15 percent Wednesday for a second straight day on the back of a liquidity crisis.
Tuesday, April 2, 2013
A free trade agreement (FTA) between South Korea and Turkey will go into effect in May, the latest in a wide-ranging series of trade pacts negotiated by the export-dependent South, officials said Monday.
Monday, April 1, 2013
Gas-guzzling SUVs, eco-friendly electric cars and the odd brave attempt to marry the selling points of both are taking center stage at the biennial Seoul Motor Show.