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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
Productivity and Exports in Korea: Comparisons with China and Japan
(Korea Institute for International Economic Policy, 2016-10-25)
This article aims to assess Korea’s competitiveness in manufacturing exports, focusing on the rivalry among the three countries. To this end, we examine the productivities of C-J-K and estimates the effect of relative productivity on exports in Korea.
Korea's Readiness for the ASEAN Economic Community
(Korea Institute for International Economic Policy, 2016-10-15)
On December 30th, 2015, ASEAN Member States (AMS; ten countries in Southeast Asia) announced the launch of the ASEAN Community, including the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC). All AMS held high expectations for more extensive and stronger economic ...
A Proposal to Lower Non-Tariff Barriers between China-Japan-Korea
(Korea Institute for International Economic Policy, 2016-06-21)
Non-tariff measures are defined as “policy measures other than ordinary customs tariffs that can potentially have an economic effect on international trade in goods, changing quantities trade, or prices or both (UNCTAD 2012, p.1).” Many non-tariff ...
Economic Development Strategies of Major Central Asian Countries and Their Implications for Korea
(Korea Institute for International Economic Policy, 2017-12-18)
The purpose of this study is to focus on Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan, analyzing the new economic development strategies of these countries, and to discover opportunities and demand for economic cooperation.
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 ...
The Effects of Exports on Employment in Korean Manufacturing: An Industry-level Analysis
(Korea Institute for International Economic Policy, 2018-02-28)
In light of the importance of exports in the Korean labor market, this study looks into the effect of exports on employment using industry-level data for Korean manufacturing sector. We begin with exploring the main reason behind why export growth does ...
Recent Development of Russia – Japan Economic Relations and Implications for Korea
(Korea Institute for International Economic Policy, 2018-01-29)
Under the Abe administration, Japan adopted a new policy approach toward Russia, i.e. the division of politics and business, or the priori-tization of economic issues. Through frequent summit meetings held from 2013 and in 2016 in particular, Japan and ...
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 ...