May 29, 2024

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KOREA PRO

KOREA PRO

KOREA PRO is an essential resource providing objective insights and analysis on the most important stories and issues in South Korea, on topics ranging from foreign relations and politics to society and economics.

Briefings

South Korea and UAE bolster economic ties with high-profile business

Business Investment Forum builds on momentum from Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement

KOREA PROKOREA PROMay 29, 2024
Briefings

Trilateral summit outcomes shape future of trade and economic cooperation

Commitment to WTO reform and strengthening functions could have implications for ongoing trade dispute

KOREA PROKOREA PROMay 28, 2024
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Trilateral summit in Northeast Asia faces uphill battle amid rising tensions

Geopolitical dynamics and entrenched disputes pose significant hurdles for South Korea, Japan and China

KOREA PROKOREA PROMay 27, 2024
Podcast

Samsung’s new chipmaker head, short-selling ban, overseas purchases — Ep. 21

The Korea Pro team discusses a range of business and economic issues that dominated the headlines in the past week

KOREA PROKOREA PROMay 24, 2024
Briefings

South Korea’s chip industry faces uphill battle despite massive support package

$19 billion investment fails to tackle key challenges as Taiwan’s TSMC outpaces in R&D spending and government support

KOREA PROKOREA PROMay 24, 2024
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South Korea extends short-selling ban pending “reliable system” implementation

While aiming to curb illegal practices, prolonged ban may impact market efficiency and investor confidence

KOREA PROKOREA PROMay 23, 2024
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South Korea’s foreign minister seeks to bolster ties with Latin America

Cho Tae-yul meets with 17 ambassadors, discusses cooperation in defense, aerospace and electric vehicles

KOREA PROKOREA PROMay 22, 2024
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South Korea’s presidential office apologizes for overseas direct purchase fiasco

Lack of consultation and consideration of public sentiment leads to confusion over overseas direct purchase regulations

KOREA PROKOREA PROMay 21, 2024
Briefings

Yoon pushes for R&D boost, scrapping feasibility studies to drive growth

South Korean president’s plan aims to accelerate innovation but raises concerns over resource allocation

KOREA PROKOREA PROMay 20, 2024
Podcast

Unexpected speaker, Dior pastor and unintended trade benefits — Ep. 20

The Korea Pro team unpacks the National Assembly speaker surprise, the first lady’s Dior scandal, and US tariffs

KOREA PROKOREA PROMay 17, 2024
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