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Korea Intelligence Package Report Summaries

In This Week's WIR
Strategy

In This Week's WIR

August 23, 2016
Report Table of Contents


Korea Intelligence

Regional Economic Developments, 2Q 2016
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2Q 2016 Household Budget Trends
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Usage of Secondary Media Devices While Watching Television
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Overseas Card Spending by Korean Residents, 2Q 2016
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Creative Class Concentrations in Korea
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Assessed Intangible Value of an Olympic Medal
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MOI Introduces Comprehensive Mobile App for Government Services

Economics

POSCO Research Institute 2H 2016 Economic Forecast
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Producer Price Index, July 2016
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Foreign Currency Deposits Held by Residents, July 2016

North Korea

High-Level North Korean Diplomat Defects
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Combined Forces Command Begins Ulchi Freedom Guardian Exercise

In This Week's CIB
Intelligence

In This Week's CIB

August 24, 2016
Briefing Table of Contents


Corporate Intelligence

eBay Korea and AmorePacific sign joint business plan
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Celltrion wins lawsuit, may introduce Remsima to US by October
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Jin Air introduces "checked baggage" service for pets on international flights
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CJ CheilJedang to acquire IP from US bioplastic company, Metabolix
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Hyundai Rotem wins 1.1 trillion KRW bid to supply double-decker trains to Australia
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Tesla begins accepting Korean pre-orders for "Model S" and "Model X"
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Galaxy Note 7 sets record after debut

Business and Industry

Gaming Industry Trademark Applications
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Insurance Company Earnings, 1H 2016
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Trademark Applications for "Kidult" Toys

Corporate Dates

Hansol Holdings absorbs Hansol PNS division
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LS Networks spins-off Sketchers division

In This Week's KRA
Risk Mitigation

In This Week's KRA

August 25, 2016
Advisory Table of Contents


Risk Management

KCS Crackdown on Intellectual Property Violations
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Public Safety Barometer, 1H 2016
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Insurance Companies' Risk-Based Capital Ratios, June 2016
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BOK Working Paper: Liability, Information, and Anti-fraud Investment in a Layered Retail Payment Structure
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Dust Control Violations, 1H 2016
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KRX Suspends Trading of Soribada Stock
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Results from Ongoing Humidifier Sanitizer Lung Damage Screenings
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KFTC Sanctions X-Ray Equipment Companies for Alleged Bid-Rigging

Cyber and Data Protection

Cyber Threat Trends, 2Q 2016
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KISA Reports on CISCO Vulnerability

Legal

The National Assembly's approval of the amendment to the "Debtor Rehabilitation and Bankruptcy Act"

Legislation Effect Dates

Public Review and Comment Period Deadlines

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