Policy Issues

Number Subject Publisher Date
754 Household Loans, March 2024   In March 2024, the outstanding balance of household loans across all financial sectors fell KRW4.9 trillion (preliminary), declining at a faster pace compared to the previous month (down KRW1.9 trillion). Financial Services Commission 2024.04.18
753 Economically Active Population Survey in March 2024   Economically active population and labor force participation rate Employed persons and employment to population ratio Unemployed persons and unemployment rate Statistics Korea 2024.04.18
752 FSC Introduces a Plan for MyData 2.0 in Financial Services   The Financial Services Commission held a meeting with financial MyData service providers and related organizations and announced a plan for MyData 2.0 in financial services on April 4. The measures included in the plan for MyData 2.0 have been drawn up after having a series of taskforce meetings with experts and industry groups. Financial Services Commission 2024.04.11
751 Consumer Price Index in March 2024   The Consumer Price Index was 113.94(2020=100) in March 2024. The index increased 0.1 percent from the preceding month and rose 3.1 percent from the same month of the previous year. Statistics Korea 2024.04.11
750 Funture Finance Taskforce Kick-off Ceremont Takes Place   The Financial Services Commission held a kick-off ceremony for future finance taskforce on April 2, together with relevant agencies, thinktanks, and academia. In accordance with the 2024 financial policy agendas, a taskforce on future finance has been organized with the aim of finding ways to tackle various challenges, such as climate crisis, population decline, and digital transformation. Financial Services Commission 2024.04.04
749 Monthly Industrial Statistics, February 2024   1. Production Trend 2. Consumption Trend 3. Investment Trend 4. Composite Index of Business Indicators Statistics Korea 2024.04.04
748 FSC to Bolster the Role and Function of the Council on International Financial Cooperation   The Financial Services Commission and the Council on International Financial Cooperation announced measures to bolster the role and function of the CIFC for 2024 on March 25. Financial Services Com... 2024.03.28
747 OECD-FSC-KIF Roundtable on Digital Finance in ASEAN Held on March 18-19   The Financial Services Commission held a joint roundtable meeting on digital finance in ASEAN with the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) and Korea Institute of Finance (KIF) for two days on March 18-19. Financial Services Commission 2024.03.21
746 Household Loans, February 2024   In February 2024, the outstanding balance of household loans across all financial sectors fell KRW1.8 trillion (preliminary), declining for the first time since March 2023. Financial Services Commission 2024.03.14
745 Economically Active Population Survey in February 2024   [Economically active population and labor force participation rate] ◦ The economically active population marked 28.957 million persons in February, which grew 353 thousand persons or 1.2 year-on-year. ◦ The labor force participation rate stood at 63.6 in February, up 0.5p year-on-year. Statistics Korea 2024.03.14