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Reporter : Kim Yoo-chul
Wed, March 29, 2023 | 16:57
[INTERVIEW] IMF downplays concerns over inflation in Korea
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) said it is seeing signs that Korea's inflation growth is decelerating and expects overall consumer prices in Asia's fourth-largest economy to decline throughout next year.
[ANALYSIS] What 3rd term for Xi Jinping means for S.Korea
Chinese President Xi Jinping and the Chinese Communist Party have tightened their grip on power further by approving Xi's third term in office. Xi has already been in power for a decade, a period characterized by growing authoritarianism in the world's second-largest economy.
[ANALYSIS] Samsung could revive 'control tower' to become more agile
Korea's overall industrial ecosystem is represented by the existence of the chaebol, a combination of the Korean words “jae” (wealth) and “beol” (clan or clique). It also stands for plutocracy and rich business families. From a business standpoint, chaebols have a huge influence on the Korean economy, because the country's top four family-controlled entities - Samsung, SK, Hy...
[INTERVIEW] South Korean economy won't enter recession: Moody's
While fears of a global economic recession are directly hitting South Korean equity and currency markets prompting investors to flee the export-driven country, the likelihood of recession here, Asia's fourth-largest economy, is low, according to Moody's Analytics.
[ANALYSIS] What options does S. Korea have as US protectionism intensifies?
The Inflation Reduction Act (IRA), the $430-billion climate and energy bill signed into law by U.S. President Joe Biden, has led to a considerable amount of discord in South Korea-United States relations.
[INTERVIEW] Conflict in Taiwan Strait feared to provoke N. Korea
Tensions across the Taiwan Strait are now at the highest level in years raising concerns that any unexpected policy mistakes by either side risk dragging the United States into a potential direct military confrontation with China. Since the previous Moon Jae-in administration, South Korea's stance towards the Taiwan issue hasn't changed much.
[ANALYSIS] Yoon's poor support rate burdens his foreign policy agenda
A presidential job approval rating is considered to be the benchmark in measuring the job execution ability of a country's leader. A low approval rating can undermine how much an incumbent president can achieve during his or her time in office.
[INTERVIEW] 'Digital transformation requires managerial skills'
Over the last few decades, media organizations have been pursuing a so-called “red ocean strategy,” a business plan involving competition in an existing industry. The primary goal of this strategy is to beat the competition and exploit present demand. Food and media industries, for example, are considered to be the active followers of this strategy as there are a lot of small...
[ANALYSIS] Will Samsung join Arm's US listing process?
SoftBank founder Masayoshi Son's plan to meet Samsung Electronics Vice Chairman Lee Jae-yong in Seoul comes just months after the global tech investor dropped plans for the London listing of British chip designer Arm due to the departures of investment minister Gerry Grimstone and digital minister Chris Philp following the resignation of of U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson. ...
[INTERVIEW] Evolving from platform operator to facilitator
The way consumers purchase products has changed drastically over the past few decades, from door-to-door salesmen and billboard ads to digital advertisements.
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