Vietnam listed among RoK’s top five importers Business

Vietnam listed among RoK’s top five importers

The Institute for International Trade under the Korea International Trade Association (KITA) listed Vietnam as one of the top five importers of the Republic of Korea (RoK) in 2017 in its report released on June 20.
Lotte considers opening more stores in Vietnam World

Lotte considers opening more stores in Vietnam

Korean retail giant Lotte is considering whether to open more stores in major Vietnamese cities, including the capital city of Hanoi and the southern largest economic hub of Ho Chi Minh City.
ASEAN - RoK’s second biggest farm produce export market World

ASEAN - RoK’s second biggest farm produce export market

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) has become the second largest export market for agricultural and livestock products from the Republic of Korea (RoK) last year as the country's trade with China was hit by a diplomatic row, according to a report by the Korea Rural Economic Institute (KREI).
RoK, China hope for early relations normalisation World

RoK, China hope for early relations normalisation

RoK President Moon Jae-in and Chinese Premier Li Keqiang have reaffirmed commitments to quickly normalise the countries’ ties soured by the deployment of a US missile defence system in the RoK.
Korean retailers turn to Southeast Asia World

Korean retailers turn to Southeast Asia

Korean retailers are accelerating their push to tap deeper into the Southeast Asian market after they suffered a serious setback in China, industry watchers said on October 15.