[KBS WORLD RADIO] NEWS | Economy http://world.kbs.co.kr/english 15[KBS WORLD RADIO] NEWS | Economy en Gov't Scraps Previous Labor Reform Regulations http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_Ec_detail.htm?No=130425 [Economy] : <BR><BR>The government officially scrapped two major guidelines that had served as key parts of labor reform efforts of the previous Park Geun-hye administration.<BR><BR><a href="http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_Ec_detail.htm?No=130425">[more...]</a><BR> dvjin@kbs.co.kr Mon, 25 Sep 2017 11:19:12 +0900 Economy S. Korea's Household Debt Soaring http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_Ec_detail.htm?No=130423 [Economy] : <BR><BR>South Korea's household debt increased at the world's second fastest pace and the debt-to-income ...<BR><BR><a href="http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_Ec_detail.htm?No=130423">[more...]</a><BR> dvjin@kbs.co.kr Mon, 25 Sep 2017 10:40:04 +0900 Economy FTC to Toughen Regulations on Affiliates that Separated from Conglomerates http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_Ec_detail.htm?No=130422 [Economy] : <BR><BR>South Korea’s antitrust watchdog will strengthen regulations on affiliates that separated from ...<BR><BR><a href="http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_Ec_detail.htm?No=130422">[more...]</a><BR> dvjin@kbs.co.kr Mon, 25 Sep 2017 09:41:02 +0900 Economy Follow-up Talks on KORUS FTA to be Held in Washington http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_Ec_detail.htm?No=130408 [Economy] : <BR><BR>A second round of talks over Washington's request to amend the Korea-U.S. free trade ...<BR><BR><a href="http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_Ec_detail.htm?No=130408">[more...]</a><BR> dvjin@kbs.co.kr Sat, 23 Sep 2017 14:32:09 +0900 Economy POSCO Chief Vows WTO Action if US Issues Unfair Dumping Ruling http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_Ec_detail.htm?No=130401 [Economy] : <BR><BR>Steelmaker POSCO's CEO&nbsp;Kwon Oh-Joon said that if the U.S. government issues unfair ...<BR><BR><a href="http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_Ec_detail.htm?No=130401">[more...]</a><BR> dvjin@kbs.co.kr Sat, 23 Sep 2017 12:40:43 +0900 Economy KT Corporation to Start Test-driving Autonomous Buses http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_Ec_detail.htm?No=130388 [Economy] : <BR><BR>South Korea's largest telecom company has been given the green light to temporarily test its self-driving bus.<br /> <BR><BR><a href="http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_Ec_detail.htm?No=130388">[more...]</a><BR> dvjin@kbs.co.kr Fri, 22 Sep 2017 15:56:33 +0900 Economy KOSPI Closes 0.74% Lower at 2,388.71 http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_Ec_detail.htm?No=130386 [Economy] : <BR><BR>The benchmark Korea Composite Stock Price Index(KOSPI) on Friday fell 17-point-79 points, or ...<BR><BR><a href="http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_Ec_detail.htm?No=130386">[more...]</a><BR> dvjin@kbs.co.kr Fri, 22 Sep 2017 15:41:28 +0900 Economy FTC's Former Antimonopoly Team Head to Lead Bureau on Conglomerates http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_Ec_detail.htm?No=130356 [Economy] : <BR><BR>The Fair Trade Commission(FTC) has announced that Shin Bong-sam will head its new investigative ...<BR><BR><a href="http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_Ec_detail.htm?No=130356">[more...]</a><BR> dvjin@kbs.co.kr Thu, 21 Sep 2017 16:50:57 +0900 Economy KOSPI Closes 0.24% Lower at 2,406.50 http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_Ec_detail.htm?No=130350 [Economy] : <BR><BR>The benchmark Korea Composite Stock Price Index(KOSPI) on Thursday fell five-point-70 points, or point-24 percent, to close at two-thousand-406-point-50. <BR><BR><a href="http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_Ec_detail.htm?No=130350">[more...]</a><BR> dvjin@kbs.co.kr Thu, 21 Sep 2017 15:40:25 +0900 Economy Korean Edition of Google Assistant Debuts http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_Ec_detail.htm?No=130349 [Economy] : <BR><BR>Google Korea said Thursday it is launching a Korean language edition of Google Assistant, Google's voice recognition program based on artificial intelligence.<br /> <BR><BR><a href="http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_Ec_detail.htm?No=130349">[more...]</a><BR> dvjin@kbs.co.kr Thu, 21 Sep 2017 15:10:01 +0900 Economy Exports Between Sept. 1~20 Surged 31.1% http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_Ec_detail.htm?No=130345 [Economy] : <BR><BR>South Korea’s exports enjoyed growth in the 30 percent range during the first 20 days of this month.<BR><BR><a href="http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_Ec_detail.htm?No=130345">[more...]</a><BR> dvjin@kbs.co.kr Thu, 21 Sep 2017 13:44:50 +0900 Economy BOK Chief: Domestic Economy, N. Korea Risks Key in Monetary Policies http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_Ec_detail.htm?No=130340 [Economy] : <BR><BR>Bank of Korea Governor Lee Ju-yeol has said that domestic economy, prices and North Korea-related risks are key in terms of the nation's monetary policies.<br /> <BR><BR><a href="http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_Ec_detail.htm?No=130340">[more...]</a><BR> dvjin@kbs.co.kr Thu, 21 Sep 2017 11:03:14 +0900 Economy US Fed to Start Reducing Bond Holdings http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_Ec_detail.htm?No=130337 [Economy] : <BR><BR>The U.S. Federal Reserve left interest rates unchanged on Wednesday as expected, but signaled that it would increase rates by the end of the year.<br /> <BR><BR><a href="http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_Ec_detail.htm?No=130337">[more...]</a><BR> dvjin@kbs.co.kr Thu, 21 Sep 2017 09:46:57 +0900 Economy Trade Chiefs of S. Korea, US Meet in Washington over KORUS FTA http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_Ec_detail.htm?No=130335 [Economy] : <BR><BR>The top trade negotiators of South Korea and the U.S. held their first face-to-face meeting in Washington on Wednesday to discuss the future of the bilateral free trade agreement(FTA).<BR><BR><a href="http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_Ec_detail.htm?No=130335">[more...]</a><BR> dvjin@kbs.co.kr Thu, 21 Sep 2017 09:22:49 +0900 Economy Finance Minister Briefs Moody's on Seoul's N. Korea Measures http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_Ec_detail.htm?No=130326 [Economy] : <BR><BR>Finance Minister Kim Dong-yeon has assured Moodys’ Investors Service that South Korea’s market ...<BR><BR><a href="http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_Ec_detail.htm?No=130326">[more...]</a><BR> dvjin@kbs.co.kr Wed, 20 Sep 2017 18:45:40 +0900 Economy Korea Sales Festa to Kick off on Sept. 28 http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_Ec_detail.htm?No=130319 [Economy] : <BR><BR>The annual South Korean shopping festival will kick off next week. &nbsp; The Ministry of Trade, ...<BR><BR><a href="http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_Ec_detail.htm?No=130319">[more...]</a><BR> dvjin@kbs.co.kr Wed, 20 Sep 2017 16:47:33 +0900 Economy KOSPI Closes 0.16% Lower at 2,412.20 http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_Ec_detail.htm?No=130317 [Economy] : <BR><BR>The benchmark Korea Composite Stock Price Index(KOSPI) on Wednesday fell three-point-85 points, or ...<BR><BR><a href="http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_Ec_detail.htm?No=130317">[more...]</a><BR> dvjin@kbs.co.kr Wed, 20 Sep 2017 15:41:22 +0900 Economy Reuters: Toshiba to Sell Memory Chip Unit to Group Including SK Hynix http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_Ec_detail.htm?No=130315 [Economy] : <BR><BR>Japanese conglomerate Toshiba has reportedly decided to sell its memory-chip business to a bidding ...<BR><BR><a href="http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_Ec_detail.htm?No=130315">[more...]</a><BR> dvjin@kbs.co.kr Wed, 20 Sep 2017 15:16:41 +0900 Economy Korean Air Chief Grilled over Alleged Misappropriation http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_Ec_detail.htm?No=130303 [Economy] : <BR><BR>Korean Air and Hanjin Group Chairman Cho Yang-ho was grilled by police investigators for 16 hours ...<BR><BR><a href="http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_Ec_detail.htm?No=130303">[more...]</a><BR> dvjin@kbs.co.kr Wed, 20 Sep 2017 09:26:50 +0900 Economy KOSPI Closes 0.09% Lower at 2,416.05 http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_Ec_detail.htm?No=130288 [Economy] : <BR><BR>The benchmark Korea Composite Stock Price Index(KOSPI) on Tuesday fell two-point-16 points, or ...<BR><BR><a href="http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_Ec_detail.htm?No=130288">[more...]</a><BR> dvjin@kbs.co.kr Tue, 19 Sep 2017 15:35:40 +0900 Economy Atomic Energy Institute Takes Steps to Export Nuclear Reactors http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_Ec_detail.htm?No=130285 [Economy] : <BR><BR>South Korea's state-run atomic energy institute is taking steps to export the SMART nuclear ...<BR><BR><a href="http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_Ec_detail.htm?No=130285">[more...]</a><BR> dvjin@kbs.co.kr Tue, 19 Sep 2017 15:21:28 +0900 Economy WTO: S. Korean Exports Grew at Fastest Pace Among 10 Major Trading Nations http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_Ec_detail.htm?No=130281 [Economy] : <BR><BR>South Korea's exports have recorded the fastest pace of growth among ten major trading nations from ...<BR><BR><a href="http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_Ec_detail.htm?No=130281">[more...]</a><BR> dvjin@kbs.co.kr Tue, 19 Sep 2017 14:26:22 +0900 Economy Producer Prices Up 0.3% in August on Surging Prices of Farm Products http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_Ec_detail.htm?No=130269 [Economy] : <BR><BR>The country's producer prices posted growth for a second consecutive month in August due to surging prices of farm products.<BR><BR><a href="http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_Ec_detail.htm?No=130269">[more...]</a><BR> dvjin@kbs.co.kr Tue, 19 Sep 2017 09:10:33 +0900 Economy KOSPI Surpasses 2,400 Mark for 1st Time Since Aug. 8th http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_Ec_detail.htm?No=130252 [Economy] : <BR><BR>The benchmark Korea Composite Stock Price Index(KOSPI) on Monday surged 32-point-14 points, or ...<BR><BR><a href="http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_Ec_detail.htm?No=130252">[more...]</a><BR> dvjin@kbs.co.kr Mon, 18 Sep 2017 15:53:59 +0900 Economy Cucumber Most Profitable Crop Last Year Per Unit Area http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_Ec_detail.htm?No=130246 [Economy] : <BR><BR>The Rural Development Administration has announced survey results of farming income for 56 key agricultural crops in 2016.<BR><BR><a href="http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_Ec_detail.htm?No=130246">[more...]</a><BR> dvjin@kbs.co.kr Mon, 18 Sep 2017 15:01:57 +0900 Economy Samsung, SK Hynix Chip Sales Likely to Top 100 Tln Won http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_Ec_detail.htm?No=130239 [Economy] : <BR><BR>Anchor: Samsung Electronics and SK Hynix are expected to see their joint semiconductor sales top ...<BR><BR><a href="http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_Ec_detail.htm?No=130239">[more...]</a><BR> dvjin@kbs.co.kr Mon, 18 Sep 2017 11:23:05 +0900 Economy Cultural Content Trade Surplus Narrows to 18-Month Low http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_Ec_detail.htm?No=130236 [Economy] : <BR><BR>South Korea's trade surplus in the cultural content industry posted an 18-month low amid ...<BR><BR><a href="http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_Ec_detail.htm?No=130236">[more...]</a><BR> dvjin@kbs.co.kr Mon, 18 Sep 2017 09:32:22 +0900 Economy Hyundai, Kia's Sales in China Drop 39% in August http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_Ec_detail.htm?No=130230 [Economy] : <BR><BR> The sales of Hyundai Motor and its affiliate Kia Motors in China plunged 39 percent last ...<BR><BR><a href="http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_Ec_detail.htm?No=130230">[more...]</a><BR> dvjin@kbs.co.kr Sun, 17 Sep 2017 13:12:44 +0900 Economy National Debt 626.9 Tln Won as of 2016 http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_Ec_detail.htm?No=130221 [Economy] : <BR><BR>The Finance Ministry has finalized a tally of government debt of both central and provincial ...<BR><BR><a href="http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_Ec_detail.htm?No=130221">[more...]</a><BR> dvjin@kbs.co.kr Sat, 16 Sep 2017 12:44:08 +0900 Economy KOSPI Recovers after Early Loss on N. Korea http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_Ec_detail.htm?No=130201 [Economy] : <BR><BR>The benchmark Korea Composite Stock Price Index(KOSPI) on Friday fell early in the day following the North’s missile launch but recovered to close up eight-point-41 points, or point-35 percent. KOSPI closed the day at two-thousand-386-point-07.<BR><BR><a href="http://world.kbs.co.kr/english/news/news_Ec_detail.htm?No=130201">[more...]</a><BR> dvjin@kbs.co.kr Fri, 15 Sep 2017 15:37:34 +0900 Economy