• Korea to facilitate northern economic cooperation, better inter-Korean ties June 19, 2018
    Chairman Song Young-gil (second from right) of the Presidential Committee on Northern Economic Cooperation speaks during a general meeting at the Korea Press Center in Seoul on June 18. (Yonhap News)
  • Naver ranks 9th on Forbes' most innovative companies list June 7, 2018
    Naver ranks ninth on Forbes' list of the world's most innovative companies in 2018. (Yonhap News) By Lee Yoonseo and Lee Hana Forbes has unveiled its 2018 list of the world's most
  • Consumer sentiment rises amid improved South-North relations June 4, 2018
    A traditional market in Seoul is crowded with hungry diners. ( DB) By Lee Yoonseo and Kim Young Shin The Consumer Composite Sentiment Index (CCSI) rebounded in May after six
  • Korea ranks 5th in economic growth rate: OECD May 30, 2018
    According to a report by the OECD, Korea has set a 1.1 percent economic growth rate in the first quarter of 2018. The photo shows workers taking a break at the Yeosu Industrial Complex. (Yonhap News)B
  • Korea, Mercosur begin trade negotiations May 25, 2018
    Authorities from Korea and South America pose for a photo during trade negotiations. From left are Uruguayan Foreign Minister Rodolfo Nin Novoa, Paraguayan Foreign Minister Eladio Loizaga, Korean Mini
  • First-ever Korean expo held in Moscow May 15, 2018
    Visitors look at the goods on display at the 2018 Korea Brand & Entertainment Expo, in Moscow on May 14. By Park Hye Ri and Yoon Sojung Photos = KOTRA The very first Korean exhi
  • Korean economy expected to continue recovery: finance ministry May 14, 2018
    The Ministry of Strategy and Finance announced on May 14 that the Korean economy is expected to continue its recovery, considering the improvement of the world economy and the high-performance of its
  • Korea files WTO complaint over US tariffs May 14, 2018
    Korea filed a complaint with the World Trade Organization (WTO) over the U.S.'s safeguard tariffs on washing machines and solar energy products, the trade ministry announced on May 14. (Ministry of Tr
  • IMF predicts 3 percent growth for Korea April 19, 2018
    The IMF forecasts on April 17 that Korea’s GDP growth rate for 2018 and 2019 will be 3.0 and 2.9 percent, respectively. ( DB)By Park Gil-ja and Hahm Hee-eunThe International Monetary Fund (IM
  • Korean economy to grow 3 percent in 2018: ADB April 16, 2018
    The Asian Development Bank (ADB) says that Korea’s economic growth this year will be 3.0 percent, according to the ‘Asian Development Outlook 2018’ report published on April 11. (Asian Development Ban