The economically active population marked 27,751,000 in October 2017, and the number of employed persons totaled 26,855,000.
The Korean Financial Services Commission (FSC) and the Financial Supervisory Service (FSS) hosted the fourth UK-Korea Financial Cooperation Forum in Seoul today with the UK Treasury, the Financial Conduct Agency (FCA) and the British Embassy.
The Bank of Korea and the Bank of Canada today announced a standing bilateral liquidity swap agreement, effective immediately. The arrangement allows for the provision of liquidity in each jurisdiction to support domestic financial stability should market conditions warrant.
The Export Price Index (won basis) increased 0.5 percent from the previous month. The Import Price Index (won basis) increased 0.6 percent from the previous month.