Business Korea Magazine

by Matthew Weigand, 11/03/2014

If you’re interested in daily business news about Korea, then Business Korea magazine  is a place to pay attention to. It is an English-language magazine and web site ( published in Korea that aims to be the Korea-centric Businessweek or Wall Street Journal. The magazine’s target readers are international businessmen who work in Korea, along with those who deal with Korean companies or businesses on a regular basis.

The breitling replica watches web site focuses on a subset of Korean news that is relevant to those doing business in or with Korea. Their National section covers government policy, diplomacy, and North Korean shenanigans. Their Industry section deals with the latest in the ICT industry, shipbuilding, automobiles, construction projects, manufacturing, and management issues in various industries. The web site’s Money section deals with the financial industry, the latest in bank issues, and monetary policy that affects international business. The web site is said to be focusing more on small and medium businesses, too, since the emphasis that the Park Geun-hye administration has placed on the Creative Economy. There are regularly articles on up-and-coming venture companies in the peninsula. There are occasionally articles on R&D going on in Korea’s science parks and universities as well. If you are interested in what expo or convention will be showing up soon at COEX or KINTEX, the web site has an MICE section for that as well.

Business Korea the print magazine is published monthly as well, which you can subscribe to on the web site. Business Korea has long-standing relationships with Reuters, Dow Jones Information Services, Financial Times Information, and Factiva. It is also entering into a distribution agreement with the Wall Street Journal. It is the oldest English-language magazine on business in the peninsula, and celebrated its 30th anniversary last year. In fact, their new an modern web site is a celebration of this anniversary. The magazine also is hoping to make its new web site into a business portal, offering other services that businesses will find useful such as stock information, matchmaking services, or business advice.

About the AuthorMatthew Weigand is the Managing Editor of Business Korea magazine. He has spent the last 10 years in Korea working in the online media sector. He works to increase the communication capabilities between Korean and international businesses both in the media and through projects with clients. You can see his LinkedIn profile here.

To visit Business Korea, click here.


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