Industrial Policy

Number Subject Publisher Date
362 2020 Online Korea Fintech Week NEW The 2nd Korea Fintech Week will be held virtually starting at 10 am on May 28. It is organized into five sessions, and the virtual exhibitions are open to everyone for viewing at free of charge via www.fintechweek.or.kr/2020. Financial Servies Commission 2020.05.27
361 Plans to Create Key Industry Stabilization Fund   The government announced detailed plans for the operation of the key industry stabilization fund on May 20. Financial Servies Commission 2020.05.20
360 Reporting Deadline Extended for Financial Companies′ Overseas Branches   The financial authorities decided on May 13 to grant an extension of reporting deadline until August 31 this year for financial companies’ overseas branches that face compliance burdens due to COVID-19. Financial Servies Commission 2020.05.13
359 Economically Active Population Survey in April 2020   ○ The economically active population marked 27,734 thousand in April, which decreased 550 thousand persons or 1.9 percent year-on-year. Statistics Korea 2020.05.13
358 KDI Monthly Economic Trends 2020. 5   ■ The Korean economy is fast contracting as consumption and exports decrease on the negative impacts of COVID-19. KDI 2020.05.12
357 KOTRA Express April 2020   In this special issue of KOTRA Express, we sit down with Christoph Heider, President of the European Chamber of Commerce Korea, to hear more about his views on doing business in Korea and how the country is responding to the COVID-19 pandemic. Invest Korea 2020.05.06
356 FSC Chairman Stresses Importance of Concerted Effort from Banks and Financial Authorities   FSC Chairman Eun Sung-soo presided over a financial risk assessment meeting on May 6 to check the implementation of the COVID-19 emergency financial support and discuss measures to support SMEs, middle market enterprises, small-scale businesses as well as the key industries. Financial Services Commission 2020.05.06
355 Consumer Price Index in April 2020   □ The Consumer Price Index was 104.95(2015=100) in April 2020. The index decreased 0.6 percent from the preceding month and rose 0.1 percent from the same month of the previous year. Statistics Korea 2020.05.04
354 The Pandemic Election and Moon′s Leadership Choices   By successfully holding the first national democratic election following the spread of COVID-19, South Korea has both provided a model for other democratic election processes and a possible counterweight to those who believe democratic systems will fail under the weight of the public health burdens imposed by the virus. But does the Korean election outcome represent an all-too-rare triumph of effective bureaucratic organization over the global trend of nationalism? Council on Foreign Relations 2020.04.30
353 Monthly Industrial Statistics, March 2020   □ The Index of all industry production in March decreased by 0.3 percent from the previous month. Statistics Korea 2020.04.29