• FEB 24 : Your Company's Greatest Asset is

    Breakfast Business School

    FEB 24 : Your Company's Greatest Asset is "Engaged Employees"
    Speaker: Christopher Wood, GM of The Estee Lauder Companies.

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  • MAR 17 : Chatbots:A Customer Service Revolution

    Technology & Innovation Forum

    MAR 17 : Chatbots:
    A Customer Service Revolution
    Speaker: Rodney J. Johnson, President of Erudite Risk, Co-Founder of the KBLA.

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  • MAR 24 : Managing risk in Korea

    Professional Seminar Series

    MAR 24 : Managing risk in Korea
    Bryan Hopkins
    Terry Kim
    Rodney J. Johnson

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  • Value Chain February Edition

    Philippe Shin

    Building a Bridge Between Foreign Investors and Korea.

    Born in Korea, raised in France, Philippe Shin is uniquely positioned to build bridges between foreign investors and Korea.

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    Matthew Weigand

    Technology and media are like kimchi and rice: made for each other.

    You can’t really understand how one works without considering the other. Matthew is here to help us make sense of it all.

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Korea Intelligence Package Report Summaries

In This Week's WIR

In This Week's WIR

February 21, 2017
Report Table of Contents

Korea Intelligence

Korean Product Competitiveness in Global Export Market in 2015
Impacts of Uncertainty on Korean Economy
Survey on SME Awareness of Chinese Trade Protectionism Following THAAD Announcement
Impacts of US-China Trade Disputes on Korean Economy
Regional Economics Trends in 2016


Export and Import Price Indices: January 2017

North Korea

China Possibly Violating UN Trade Sanctions on North Korea

In This Week's CIB

In This Week's CIB

February 15, 2017
Briefing Table of Contents

Corporate Intelligence

Kakao establishes subsidiary focusing on chatbot technology
Hyundai Elevators to open new plant in Turkey and local branch in India
POSCO to invest 300 billion KRW in rechargeable battery production
LG Uplus to provide free LTE WiFi on subways

Business and Industry

Korea Restaurant Business Index in 4Q 2016
Agricultural Industry Performance in 2015

Corporate Dates

Hyundai Heavy spins-off non-shipbuilding divisions

In This Week's KRA
Risk Mitigation

In This Week's KRA

February 16, 2017
Advisory Table of Contents

Risk Management

Survey on Crimes Against Businesses in 2015
US Chamber of Commerce Assessment of KOrea's Intellectual Property Protections
FSS Operational Plan for 2017

Cyber and Data Protection

Police Issue Warning Regarding Korea-Specific Ransomware
2016 Survey on Individual Information Security


Supreme Court Denies Conclusive Prior Art Presumption of Preamble in Claims

Public Review and Comment Period Deadlines