[KBS WORLD RADIO] NEWS | Economy http://world.kbs.co.kr/english 15[KBS WORLD RADIO] NEWS | Economy en KOSPI Closes 0.13% Lower at 2,537.15; KOSDAQ Renews Record High for Year http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_Ec_detail.htm?No=131892 [Economy] : <BR><BR>The benchmark Korea Composite Stock Price Index(KOSPI) on Thursday fell three-point-36 points, or ...<BR><BR><a href="http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_Ec_detail.htm?No=131892">[more...]</a><BR> dvjin@kbs.co.kr Thu, 23 Nov 2017 17:14:14 +0900 Economy Real Household Income Edges down in Q3 http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_Ec_detail.htm?No=131886 [Economy] : <BR><BR>Despite economic recovery, South Korea's real household income has fallen for eight straight ...<BR><BR><a href="http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_Ec_detail.htm?No=131886">[more...]</a><BR> dvjin@kbs.co.kr Thu, 23 Nov 2017 16:33:05 +0900 Economy Yonsei University Professor Han Jung-ho Named 'PR Person of the Year' http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_Ec_detail.htm?No=131876 [Economy] : <BR><BR>The Korea Public Relations Association has named Professor Han Jung-ho of Yonsei University's ...<BR><BR><a href="http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_Ec_detail.htm?No=131876">[more...]</a><BR> dvjin@kbs.co.kr Thu, 23 Nov 2017 10:48:31 +0900 Economy Trade Ministry: Seoul will Protect Nat'l Interests in KORUS Renegotiation http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_Ec_detail.htm?No=131860 [Economy] : <BR><BR>South Korea's trade ministry says Seoul will not concede to terms that are unilateral or harmful to ...<BR><BR><a href="http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_Ec_detail.htm?No=131860">[more...]</a><BR> dvjin@kbs.co.kr Wed, 22 Nov 2017 17:15:27 +0900 Economy S. Korea to Standardize Rice Flour to Boost Rice Consumption http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_Ec_detail.htm?No=131857 [Economy] : <BR><BR>The Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs is working to draft industrial standardization ...<BR><BR><a href="http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_Ec_detail.htm?No=131857">[more...]</a><BR> dvjin@kbs.co.kr Wed, 22 Nov 2017 16:46:29 +0900 Economy KOSPI Closes 0.39% Higher at 2,540.51; Won Strengthens to Highest this Year http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_Ec_detail.htm?No=131854 [Economy] : <BR><BR>The benchmark Korea Composite Stock Price Index(KOSPI) on Wednesday rose nine-point-81 points, or ...<BR><BR><a href="http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_Ec_detail.htm?No=131854">[more...]</a><BR> dvjin@kbs.co.kr Wed, 22 Nov 2017 15:50:41 +0900 Economy S. Korean Household Debt Surpasses 1400 Tln Won Mark in 3rd Quarter http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_Ec_detail.htm?No=131849 [Economy] : <BR><BR>Household debt has soared to a fresh high in South Korea.<br /> <BR><BR><a href="http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_Ec_detail.htm?No=131849">[more...]</a><BR> dvjin@kbs.co.kr Wed, 22 Nov 2017 14:44:24 +0900 Economy ITC Calls for 50% Tariff on S. Korean Washing Machines http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_Ec_detail.htm?No=131845 [Economy] : <BR><BR>Anchor: The U.S. International Trade Commission(ITC) on Tuesday recommended a 50 percent tariff for ...<BR><BR><a href="http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_Ec_detail.htm?No=131845">[more...]</a><BR> dvjin@kbs.co.kr Wed, 22 Nov 2017 12:09:58 +0900 Economy Salaries at Small Firms Less than Half Those Paid at Large Companies http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_Ec_detail.htm?No=131831 [Economy] : <BR><BR>The pay gap between big companies and smaller ones in South Korea is widening, with workers at ...<BR><BR><a href="http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_Ec_detail.htm?No=131831">[more...]</a><BR> dvjin@kbs.co.kr Tue, 21 Nov 2017 17:41:14 +0900 Economy KOSPI Closes 0.12% Higher at 2,530.70 http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_Ec_detail.htm?No=131822 [Economy] : <BR><BR>The benchmark Korea Composite Stock Price Index(KOSPI) on Tuesday rose three-point-03 points, or point-12 percent, to close the day at two-thousand-530-point-70.<BR><BR><a href="http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_Ec_detail.htm?No=131822">[more...]</a><BR> dvjin@kbs.co.kr Tue, 21 Nov 2017 15:37:18 +0900 Economy Share of Young Workers in S. Korea's Labor Force Hits Record Low http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_Ec_detail.htm?No=131809 [Economy] : <BR><BR>The share of young workers in South Korea’s total labor force fell to a record low, while that of older workers hit a fresh high last month as Korean society is rapidly ageing with the birthrate remaining low. <BR><BR><a href="http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_Ec_detail.htm?No=131809">[more...]</a><BR> dvjin@kbs.co.kr Tue, 21 Nov 2017 09:54:31 +0900 Economy S. Korea's Tourism Deficit Hits Record High http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_Ec_detail.htm?No=131783 [Economy] : <BR><BR>South Korea's trade deficit in the tourism industry rose to a record high level in the first eight months of this year.<br /> <BR><BR><a href="http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_Ec_detail.htm?No=131783">[more...]</a><BR> dvjin@kbs.co.kr Mon, 20 Nov 2017 11:53:01 +0900 Economy Lee Family Ranks Second on Forbes' List of Asia's Richest Families http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_Ec_detail.htm?No=131779 [Economy] : <BR><BR>Samsung Group Chairman Lee Kun-hee and his family have ranked second on the Forbes list of Asia's 50 Richest Families, losing the top spot to an Indian family.<BR><BR><a href="http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_Ec_detail.htm?No=131779">[more...]</a><BR> dvjin@kbs.co.kr Mon, 20 Nov 2017 11:19:28 +0900 Economy US Beef Share Tops 50% in Imported Beef Market http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_Ec_detail.htm?No=131775 [Economy] : <BR><BR>The share of American beef surpassed 50 percent of the country's imported beef market for the first time since 2003 on the back of the bilateral free trade agreement between South Korea and the U.S.<BR><BR><a href="http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_Ec_detail.htm?No=131775">[more...]</a><BR> dvjin@kbs.co.kr Mon, 20 Nov 2017 09:51:42 +0900 Economy Investment by S. Korea's 30 Biz Groups Jumps 43% http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_Ec_detail.htm?No=131769 [Economy] : <BR><BR> Investments by South Korea's top 30 business groups jumped over 40 percent this year. CEO ...<BR><BR><a href="http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_Ec_detail.htm?No=131769">[more...]</a><BR> dvjin@kbs.co.kr Sun, 19 Nov 2017 14:07:13 +0900 Economy S. Korea's Exports Grow Fastest among World's Ten Largest Exporters http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_Ec_detail.htm?No=131767 [Economy] : <BR><BR>South Korea's exports grew fastest among the world's ten largest exporters this year. According ...<BR><BR><a href="http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_Ec_detail.htm?No=131767">[more...]</a><BR> dvjin@kbs.co.kr Sun, 19 Nov 2017 13:37:26 +0900 Economy Pohang's Quake Damage Estimated at 52Bln Won http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_Ec_detail.htm?No=131766 [Economy] : <BR><BR>Damages from a powerful quake that struck the southeastern city of Pohang on Wednesday are ...<BR><BR><a href="http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_Ec_detail.htm?No=131766">[more...]</a><BR> dvjin@kbs.co.kr Sun, 19 Nov 2017 13:23:32 +0900 Economy Samsung Chief World's 37th Richest Person http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_Ec_detail.htm?No=131764 [Economy] : <BR><BR>Samsung Group Chairman Lee Kun-hee placed 37th in the global ranking of the world's richest people, ...<BR><BR><a href="http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_Ec_detail.htm?No=131764">[more...]</a><BR> dvjin@kbs.co.kr Sun, 19 Nov 2017 13:11:54 +0900 Economy Exports Top $500 Bn in the Fastest Time http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_Ec_detail.htm?No=131762 [Economy] : <BR><BR>Government data show South Korea's cumulative exports so far this year as of Friday are tentatively tallied at over 500 billion dollars.<BR><BR><a href="http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_Ec_detail.htm?No=131762">[more...]</a><BR> dvjin@kbs.co.kr Sat, 18 Nov 2017 14:49:04 +0900 Economy Growth in Food Prices Among Highest in OECD This Yr http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_Ec_detail.htm?No=131759 [Economy] : <BR><BR>The increase in prices at grocery stores in South Korea has ranked the country among the top of the OECD for the third consecutive quarter. <BR><BR><a href="http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_Ec_detail.htm?No=131759">[more...]</a><BR> dvjin@kbs.co.kr Sat, 18 Nov 2017 13:50:45 +0900 Economy US Sets Preliminary Antidumping Duties on S. Korean Steel Pipes http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_Ec_detail.htm?No=131748 [Economy] : <BR><BR>The U.S. has set preliminary antidumping duties of up to 48 percent on steel products from South ...<BR><BR><a href="http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_Ec_detail.htm?No=131748">[more...]</a><BR> dvjin@kbs.co.kr Fri, 17 Nov 2017 17:06:59 +0900 Economy S. Korean Currency Continues on the Upswing http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_Ec_detail.htm?No=131740 [Economy] : <BR><BR>The South Korean won has continued to appreciate in recent weeks, as the local economy is faring better-than-expected and external risks have somewhat subsided.<BR><BR><a href="http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_Ec_detail.htm?No=131740">[more...]</a><BR> dvjin@kbs.co.kr Fri, 17 Nov 2017 15:49:46 +0900 Economy KOSPI Closes 0.03% Lower at 2,533.99 http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_Ec_detail.htm?No=131738 [Economy] : <BR><BR>The benchmark Korea Composite Stock Price Index(KOSPI) on Friday fell point-80 point, or point-03 ...<BR><BR><a href="http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_Ec_detail.htm?No=131738">[more...]</a><BR> dvjin@kbs.co.kr Fri, 17 Nov 2017 15:40:14 +0900 Economy S. Korea Ranks No. 2 Overall in ITU's ICT Development Report http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_Ec_detail.htm?No=131713 [Economy] : <BR><BR>South Korea has slid from number one to number two on the overall rankings of global information and communications technology(ICT) development conducted by the UN's International Telecommunication Union.<br /> <BR><BR><a href="http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_Ec_detail.htm?No=131713">[more...]</a><BR> dvjin@kbs.co.kr Thu, 16 Nov 2017 17:09:40 +0900 Economy Finance Minister Anticipates Stronger Seoul-Beijing Cooperation http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_Ec_detail.htm?No=131705 [Economy] : <BR><BR>South Korean finance minister Kim Dong-yeon said he has big hopes for stronger and more cooperative ties between Seoul and Beijing.<BR><BR><a href="http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_Ec_detail.htm?No=131705">[more...]</a><BR> dvjin@kbs.co.kr Thu, 16 Nov 2017 15:37:03 +0900 Economy BOK Chief: Currency Swap Deal with Canada Secures Safety Net http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_Ec_detail.htm?No=131704 [Economy] : <BR><BR>Bank of Korea(BOK) Governor Lee Ju-yeol has assessed that South Korea's currency swap accord with Canada is the most significant deal since its agreement with the U.S. in 2008.<BR><BR><a href="http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_Ec_detail.htm?No=131704">[more...]</a><BR> dvjin@kbs.co.kr Thu, 16 Nov 2017 15:33:11 +0900 Economy Stock Markets to Delay Opening Thursday as Scheduled http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_Ec_detail.htm?No=131693 [Economy] : <BR><BR>South Korea's stock markets will open and close for trade one hour later on Thursday as scheduled.<br /> <BR><BR><a href="http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_Ec_detail.htm?No=131693">[more...]</a><BR> dvjin@kbs.co.kr Thu, 16 Nov 2017 09:44:16 +0900 Economy KOSPI Closes 0.33% Lower at 2,518.25; KOSDAQ Gains 1.53% http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_Ec_detail.htm?No=131672 [Economy] : <BR><BR>The benchmark Korea Composite Stock Price Index(KOSPI) on Wednesday fell eight-point-39 points, or ...<BR><BR><a href="http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_Ec_detail.htm?No=131672">[more...]</a><BR> dvjin@kbs.co.kr Wed, 15 Nov 2017 15:45:20 +0900 Economy Exports up to Third Quarter Reach Record Figures http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_Ec_detail.htm?No=131666 [Economy] : <BR><BR>South Korea's exports so far this year have recorded a historic high, as annual trade volume inches ...<BR><BR><a href="http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_Ec_detail.htm?No=131666">[more...]</a><BR> dvjin@kbs.co.kr Wed, 15 Nov 2017 14:14:07 +0900 Economy S. Korea's Job Growth Falls Below 300,000 in October http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_Ec_detail.htm?No=131656 [Economy] : <BR><BR>South Korea's monthly job growth slowed and youth unemployment worsened last month.<BR><BR><a href="http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_Ec_detail.htm?No=131656">[more...]</a><BR> dvjin@kbs.co.kr Wed, 15 Nov 2017 09:32:36 +0900 Economy