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The Peninsula blog is a project of the Korea Economic Institute. It is designed to provide a wide ranging forum for discussion of the foreign policy, economic, and social issues that impact the Korean peninsula.

South Korea Establishes Diplomatic Ties with Cuba; North Korea Is Likely Furious

Robert King
February 16, 2024
The opening of formal diplomatic contacts between Cuba and South Korea could create problems for the Cuba-North Korea relationship.

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What does North Korea’s Rejection of Unification Mean for the Armistice?

Mark Tokola
February 14, 2024
For seventy years, one of the few things agreed upon was the goal of reunifying the Korean Peninsula.  No more, at least for now.

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Korea Has Made Progress in the Fight Against Corruption

Randall S. Jones
February 6, 2024
Korea ranks close to the average of OECD countries in the 2023 Corruption Perception Index that was announced at the end of January.

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10 Issues to Watch for on the Korean Peninsula in 2024

Clint Work
January 30, 2024
South Korea’s rapprochement with Japan and North Korea’s embrace of Russia significantly shaped events on the Korean Peninsula in 2023. Both promise to have a substantial impact on events in…

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What Happened: Q4 2023

Tom Ramage
January 24, 2024
What happened in U.S.-Korea trade and investment in the fourth quarter of 2023?

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Korea Exported More Goods to the United States Than China in December—Does This Signal a New Trend for Trade?

Tom Ramage
January 23, 2024
For a twenty-year period, China had been the top export destination for Korean goods. Not so in December 2023.

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Navigating Korea’s Changing Trade Shifts with the United States and China

Zongyuan Zoe Liu
January 22, 2024
Recent development highlights the impact of a combination of external factors on a trade-dependent economy like South Korea.

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Kim Jong-un Changes Policy on Inter-Korean Reunification and Issues Threats of War

Robert King
January 19, 2024
In a historic break with a policy of most of the past eight decades, Kim Jong-un's speech made clear a different policy toward South Korea.

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