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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
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 ...
Regulatory Implications of Multilateral Trade Liberalisation for the Global Services Market: The Case of the Trade in Services Agreement (TiSA)
(Korea Institute for International Economic Policy, 2018-12-10)
Bilateral commitments on the liberalisation of services markets typically build upon those made by individual countries in the World Trade Organization (WTO) under the General Agreement of Trade in Services (GATS). These commitments usually guarantee ...
Main Characteristics of Bilateral Trade between Iran and South Korea: Focusing on Trade Diversification
(Korea Institute for International Economic Policy, 2018-11-02)
South Korea and Iran enjoy economic ties covering many sectors and activities. Iran is one of Korea’s largest trade partners in the Middle East and its fourth-largest supplier of crude oil. In recent years, South Korea has imported 87 percent of its ...
Structural Changes in China's Import Market for Domestic Demand and Implications
(Korea Institute for International Economic Policy, 2016-10-26)
In response to changes in internal and external conditions such as the pursuit of sustainable growth and the global recession, China is switching its economic growth strategy to domestic demand-led growth. For this purpose, the country is promoting ...
Revitalization of Korea's Exports of Consumption Goods to Southeast Asia
(Korea Institute for International Economic Policy, 2019-04-12)
China’s gradual introduction of “open-door” policy in the late 1970s had the effect of expanding the country’s influence in the global market. This is especially true in the Northeast Asian region, where China is the major destination for intermediate ...
Reshaping the Multilateral Trade Policy for Korea
(Korea Institute for International Economic Policy, 2019-05-23)
The World Trade Organization (WTO), launched in 1995 as a successor of the GATT system, has ambitiously begun its first multilateral trade negotiation round, Doha Development Agenda (DDA) in 2001. Since then, notwithstanding with its great ambition, ...
Belt and Road Initiatives: China and South Koreaʹs Economic Ties with South Asia and Nepal
(Korea Institute for International Economic Policy, 2020-02-23)
China and South Korea are rapidly growing economies of Asia. China's economic growth remained at 7 percent in 2017/18 while this figure for South Korea stood at 3.1 percent for this period (Focus Economics, 2020). Korea's economic growth for 2018 had ...