Developed country
A developed country, industrialized country, or "more economically developed country" (MEDC), is a sovereign state that has a highly developed economy and advanced technological infrastructure re...
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Human Development Index
The Human Development Index (HDI) is a composite statistic of life expectancy, education, and income indices used to rank countries into four tiers of human development. It was created by Indian econo...
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List of countries by Human Development Index
This is a list of all countries by Human Development Index as included in a United Nations Development Programme's Human Development Report. The latest report was released on 24 July 2014 and compiled...
South Korea–Peru Free Trade Agreement
The South Korea-Peru Free Trade Agreement is an FTA signed between the governments of Korea and Peru on March 21, 2011 in Seoul, Korea. On July 6, 2011, the Korean Parliament passed a bill ratifying t...
Real estate in South Korea
Housing costs in South Korea have been moving downwards since 2007. An increase in unsold residential stock makes most analysts predict that prices will most probably not see substantial increases in ...
International Economic Consultative Organization for Korea
The International Economic Consultative Organization for Korea (IECOK) was a consortium of lenders to the South Korean government. The South Korean government persuaded the World Bank to organize this...
KOTRA
KOTRA (Korea Trade Promotion Corporation initially, Korea Trade-Investment Promotion Agency since 1995) is a state-funded trade and investment promotion organization operated by the Government of Sout...
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Chaebol
A chaebol (Korean: 재벌, from chae "wealth or property" + bol "faction or clan") is a South Korean form of business conglomerate. They are typically global multinationals owning numerous internation...
1997 Asian financial crisis
The Asian financial crisis was a period of financial crisis that gripped much of East Asia beginning in July 1997 and raised fears of a worldwide economic meltdown due to financial contagion.The crisi...
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747 Plan
The 747 Plan is the political buzzword for the economic goals of the administration of South Korean president Lee Myung-bak.The plan named after the Boeing 747 and pledges to achieve 7 percent economi...
Seoul
Seoul (/soʊl/; [sʰʌ.ul]) – officially the Seoul Special City  – is the capital and largest metropolis of South Korea, forming the heart of the Seoul Capital Area, which includes the surround...
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Fair Trade Commission (South Korea)
The Korea Fair Trade Commission (KFTC) is South Korea's regulatory authority for economic competition. It was established in 1981 within the Economic Planning Board. The establishing law was the Monop...
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Five-Year Plans of South Korea
The Five-Year Plans of South Korea (경제사회발전 5개년계획) is an economic development project of South Korea.
Both North and South Korea had survived the Korean War (1950–53). From the end of World War II,...
Miracle on the Han River
The Miracle on the Han River (Hangul: 한강의 기적; hanja: 漢江의 奇蹟; RR: Hangangui Gijeok) is a term used to refer to South Korea's postwar export-fueled economic growth, including rapid i...
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Paddy field
A paddy field is a flooded parcel of arable land used for growing semiaquatic rice. Paddy cultivation should not be confused with cultivation of deep water rice, which is grown in flooded conditions ...
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Heavy-Chemical Industry Drive
The Heavy-Chemical Industry Drive (usually shortened to "HCI") was an economic development plan enacted in the 1970s under the regime of South Korean dictator Park Chung Hee.
During the 1960s, the...
Four Asian Tigers
The Asian Tigers or Asian Dragons is a term used in reference to the highly free and developed economies of Hong Kong, Singapore, South Korea, and Taiwan. These nations and areas were notable for main...
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Namyangju
Namyangju is a city in Gyeonggi Province, South Korea. To the east is Gapyeong County, to the west is Guri City, and to the north is Pocheon City.
Namyangju historical character: Jeong Yak-yong, a...
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Energy in South Korea
Energy in South Korea describes energy and electricity production, consumption and importation in South Korea. South Korea is a major energy importer, importing nearly all of its oil needs and being t...