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An Analysis of North Korea’s Operation Mechanism to Acquire Foreign Currency: Centered on the Mineral Sector (Anthracite, Iron Ore)
(Korea Institute for International Economic Policy, 2018-05-02)
The international community assumes that most of the profits from North Korea's mineral exports are diverted to the development of weapons of mass destruction (WMD) such as nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles. This belief has led to the implementation ...
An Analysis of Service Trade Regulations in Korea, China, and Japan and its Policy Implications
(Korea Institute for International Economic Policy, 2018-10-01)
In this report, we analyze the regulatory factors which restrict the trade in services of Korea, China and Japan to derive implications for Korea to enhance competitiveness in its services sectors by promoting trade in services in the three countries
India’s Modinomics and Korea’s New Southern Policy
(Korea Institute for International Economic Policy, 2018-09-21)
Since Narendra Modi took the prime minister’s office in May 2014, India has grown into one of the fastest growing emerging markets with an annual average economic growth rate of over 7%. Under the vision of “sustainable economic growth based on structural ...
Progress of the Brexit Negotiations
(Korea Institute for International Economic Policy, 2018-03-13)
On December 15 of last year, the European Council of the 27 remaining Member States (EU-27 hereinafter) concluded that sufficient progress had been made in the first phase of the Brexit negotiations that started in June 2017. The first phase dealt with ...
Japan’s TPP Strategy
(Korea Institute for International Economic Policy, 2018-02-26)
Since 2013 the Japanese government has actively engaged in Mega-FTA negotiations such as the TPP (Trans-Pacific Partnership), Japan-EU FTA, RCEP (Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership), and China-Japan-Korea FTA. Particularly, Japan initiated the ...
North Korea’s Trade with China in 2015: Analysis and Forecasts
(Korea Institute for International Economic Policy, 2016-07-12)
The year 2015 marked the first time North Korea’s trade with China shrank since 2009. According to China Customs, North Korea’s trade with China in 2015 recorded 5.4 billion, a drop by 14.7% from 6.4 billion in 2014. Exports to China recorded 2.5 ...
Korea-Mongolia Economic Relations: How Can They Be Reinforced?
(Korea Institute for International Economic Policy, 2016-08-17)
The strategic partnership with Mongolia from the Korean perspective is important for a number of reasons. Not only can Mongolia provide food and mineral resource security to Korea, but it can also act as a logistical bridgehead for Korea to make inroads ...
Russia’s Digital Economy Policy and Korea-Russia Cooperation Measures
(Korea Institute for International Economic Policy, 2020-09-16)
Russia’s digital economy can be assessed at a medium level, according to the World Bank. Russia displays relative strengths in S&T, legislative and policy framework, cyber security industry while it has structural weaknesses in the digital transformation ...
How Chinese Local Governments are Expanding Foreign Economic Cooperation
(Korea Institute for International Economic Policy, 2020-10-27)
As the Chinese economy becomes more advanced and the internal and external economic environment surrounding China changes, so too does China's strategy for external openness and economic cooperation. Accordingly, specific policies are diversifying from ...
Changes in Determinants of Financial Stress in Emerging Market Economies after the GFC
(Korea Institute for International Economic Policy, 2020-08-13)
Since the global financial crisis (GFC) in 2008, various forms of financial instability have repeatedly emerged when considering the European debt crisis, US interest rate hikes, plunge in commodity prices, and concerns about a hard landing in the ...