South Korea

Samsung switching source of hydrogen fluoride from Japan to China due to Tokyo’s export curbs

Exclusives South Korea Materials

By Tetsuo Sakabe SEOUL, NNA - South Korea’s Samsung Electronics Co. has been shifting its source of ...

06, Sep. 2019

Japan rejects South Korea's plan to revoke top-tier trade partner status

South Korea Trade

TOKYO, Kyodo - Japan's industry ministry on Tuesday questioned the rationale behind South Korea's de...

04, Sep. 2019

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South Korean exports down for 8th straight month in July on global slowdown

South Korea Trade

SEOUL, NNA - South Korea’s exports fell for an eighth straight month in July, hit by soft demand for...

02, Aug. 2019

North Korea fires 2 short-range projectiles into Sea of Japan

South Korea Incidents

SEOUL/WASHINGTON, Kyodo - North Korea fired two unidentified short-range projectiles into the sea of...

02, Aug. 2019

S. Korea Q2 GDP rebounds on government spending after Q1 contraction

South Korea Economy

SEOUL, NNA - South Korea’s export-reliant economy rebounded in the April-June quarter, after contrac...

26, Jul. 2019

South Korean chipmaker SK Hynix warns of supply disruption in prolonged Japan export curbs

South Korea Electronics

SEOUL, NNA - SK Hynix Inc., the world's second-largest chip maker, on Thursday warned that it would ...

26, Jul. 2019

N. Korea launches 2 short-range ballistic missiles: Japan source

South Korea Incidents

SEOUL, Kyodo - North Korea launched two short-range ballistic missiles into the Sea of Japan off its...

25, Jul. 2019

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Bank of Korea surprises markets with first rate cut in 3 years as economy slows

South Korea Policy

SEOUL, NNA - The Bank of Korea unexpectedly cut its policy rate and slashed its economic growth and ...

19, Jul. 2019

Poll suggests more South Koreans may join boycott of Japanese goods

South Korea Politics

SEOUL, NNA – In the wake of the latest dispute with Japan over wartime forced labor, a recent survey...

12, Jul. 2019

South Korean stock market slumps over diplomatic dispute with Japan

South Korea Politics

SEOUL, NNA - South Korean stocks have slumped over the prospect that Japan’s trade restrictions will...

11, Jul. 2019

S. Korea's SK Innovation to form electric vehicle battery unit with Volkswagen

South Korea Auto

SEOUL, NNA – South Korean chemical maker SK Innovation Co. will form an electric vehicle battery-man...

19, Jun. 2019