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Regional Development Policies of Korea and Policy Suggestions for Azerbaijan
(Korea Institute for International Economic Policy, 2018-05-04)
An oil-rich country, Azerbaijan has made great progress due to its substantial oil profits. However, like Korea, it also faces the problem of urban-rural disparity and is applying numerous regional policies to tackle the issue. Korea’s “learning by ...
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
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 ...
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 ...
Promotion Strategy and Economic Effect of an Inter-Korean CEPA
(Korea Institute for International Economic Policy, 2017-10-10)
This study examines the necessity and possi-bility of an inter-Korean FTA in order to ex-pand inter-Korean economic cooperation and economic integration between the two Koreas. In the meantime, inter-Korean economic co-operation has been free of tariffs ...