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The untapped potential for South Korean investment in Central and Eastern Europe
Analysis

The untapped potential for South Korean investment in Central and Eastern Europe

ROK firms seek new markets and the CEE foreign capital, but the war in Ukraine could complicate cooperation

The untapped potential for South Korean investment in Central and Eastern Europe
Nicolas LeviNicolas Levi January 10, 2023
How investing in Cambodia can help South Korea balance against China
Analysis

How investing in Cambodia can help South Korea balance against China

As ties with Vietnam flourish, Seoul has ample reason to pursue long-term economic and diplomatic outreach to Phnom Penh

How investing in Cambodia can help South Korea balance against China
John LeeJohn Lee January 9, 2023
ROK 2023: What to expect for South Korea’s economy and society in the year ahead
Analysis

ROK 2023: What to expect for South Korea’s economy and society in the year ahead

In second of a two-part series, Korea Pro analysts describe pros and cons of economic and political situation

ROK 2023: What to expect for South Korea’s economy and society in the year ahead
KOREA PROKOREA PRO January 6, 2023
How the power dynamics of South Korean finance distort stock value forecasts
Analysis

How the power dynamics of South Korean finance distort stock value forecasts

Most ROK analysts shun negative ratings, producing overly optimistic forecasts that can lead investors astray

How the power dynamics of South Korean finance distort stock value forecasts
Daniel TudorDaniel Tudor January 4, 2023
Yoon’s tax cut plans for semiconductor industry set up clash with opposition
Analysis

Yoon’s tax cut plans for semiconductor industry set up clash with opposition

Seoul likely to frame proposal as necessary for national security, though it comes at time of economic uncertainty

Yoon’s tax cut plans for semiconductor industry set up clash with opposition
John LeeJohn Lee January 3, 2023
Why South Korea’s currency had such a volatile year
Analysis

Why South Korea’s currency had such a volatile year

Indicators suggest won is trending better, but the ROK economy remains at mercy of external factors beyond its control

Why South Korea’s currency had such a volatile year
Harry ClynchHarry Clynch December 28, 2022
Why a South Korean defense contractor is betting on green shipping
Analysis

Why a South Korean defense contractor is betting on green shipping

Hanwha’s acquisition of Daewoo Shipbuilding promises new growth trajectories but faces financial and production hurdles

Why a South Korean defense contractor is betting on green shipping
John LeeJohn Lee December 26, 2022
How hate and prejudice make immigrants think twice about moving to South Korea
Analysis

How hate and prejudice make immigrants think twice about moving to South Korea

Seoul hopes to attract foreign workers to bolster the economy, but resistance to outsiders runs deep in Korean society

How hate and prejudice make immigrants think twice about moving to South Korea
Jack GreenbergJack Greenberg December 22, 2022
What rising interest rates mean for the South Korean real estate market
Analysis

What rising interest rates mean for the South Korean real estate market

Affluent Koreans may weather their debts, but pain will be acute for marginal groups

What rising interest rates mean for the South Korean real estate market
Peter WardPeter Ward December 21, 2022
South Korea sees shared values, economic partners on the African continent
Analysis

South Korea sees shared values, economic partners on the African continent

ROK must chart its way carefully to work with African nations as an equal partner, not a domineering force

South Korea sees shared values, economic partners on the African continent
Anthony V. RinnaAnthony V. Rinna December 20, 2022
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