News Briefing

Economic News Briefing


- 2018 budget approved at National Assembly
- A total of 106.4 trillion won worth of KTBs to be issued in 2018
- BOK lifts interest rate to 1.5%
- Government unveils new restructuring framework
- Korea grows 1.5% in Q3 2017 (preliminary)
- Korea to grow 3.2% in 2017, according to OECD
- Korean FDI up 7.2% in Q3 2017
- External debt rises to US $409.1 billion in Q3 2017

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Sep 2018

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The Economic Bulletin is a monthly English publication that covers the current status and future outlook of the Korean economy, as well as key economic policies and indicators. By sharing such information with foreign residents in Korea and international opinion leaders, the Economic Bulletin aims to generate a greater international level of understanding on the Korean economy.