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  • 06 / 25 / 2009

    Economic Policy Directions for the Second Half of 2009

  • Current expansionary policies will continue until clear signs of economic turnaround are apparent, given uncertainties surrounding the economy. However, temporary measures will be reviewed in terms of their impact on the economy, and subject to be withdrawn when they expire. Real estate markets will be under close scrutiny, and any signs of market instability are sure to be responded to in advance with appropriate measures, in particular mortgage loans with tighter provisions.

    *Please read the attached file for details.

  • pdf 090625 - Economic Policy Direction.pdf
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  • 06 / 22 / 2009

    Restructuring Plan for SMEs

  • Together with large companies with debts of more than KRW50 billion, the companies in construction, shipbuilding and shipping industries are now under a full-fledged restructuring process as credit risk assessment have wrapped up on them. SMEs will also be subjected to restructuring programs through creditor bank-led credit risk assessment.

    *Please read the attached file for details.

  • pdf 090622 - Restructuring Plan for SMEs.pdf
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  • 06 / 12 / 2009

    SME Loans and Credit Guarantees in May 2009

  • Continuing its upward trend since the beginning of the year, the month-on-month net increase in loans provided by the 18 domestic banks to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) grew by KRW 3.2 trillion from KRW 434.5 trillion in April to KRW 437.7 trillion in May.

    *Please read the attached file for details.

  • pdf SME Loans and Credit Guarantees in May 2009_final.pdf
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  • 06 / 11 / 2009

    Corporate Credit Assessment Results

  • 18 creditor banks have carried out regular assessments of large individual companies with credit facilities in excess of KRW 50 billion since April. In the second stage of the credit assessments, 433 companies were analyzed, and as a result, 33 companies are targeted for restructuring.

    *Please read the attached file for details.

  • pdf 090611 - Corporate Credit Assessment Results.pdf
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  • 05 / 20 / 2009

    Short Selling Permitted on Non-Financial Stocks

  • The Financial Services Commission made a decision today to start allowing short selling transactions of non-financial company stocks beginning June 1.

    *Please read the attached file for details.

  • pdf 090520 - Short Selling Permitted on Non-Financial Stocks.pdf
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  • 05 / 18 / 2009

    2009 Corporate Restructuring Fund Management Plan

  • The 2009 Corporate Restructuring Fund Management Plan will be submitted to the National Assembly in late May, after a cabinet meeting held on May 19. The planned amount for the Fund in 2009 is KRW20.2 trillion, which is subject to changes in further economic developments.

    *Please read the attached file for details.

  • pdf 2009 Corporate Restructuring Fund Management Plan.pdf
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  • 05 / 13 / 2009

    SME Financial Support Results (April 2009)

  • Despite the economic slowdown, loans provided by 18 domestic banks to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) increased to total KRW434.3 trillion as of end-April this year on the backs of expanded guarantees and maturity extensions.

    *Please read the attched file for details.

  • pdf SME Financial Support Results _April 2009_.pdf
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  • 05 / 04 / 2009

    Notice of Amendments to the KAMCO Act

  • On April 29, 2009, the National Assembly approved amendments to be applied to the KAMCO Act. Accordingly, from May 4 to May 11, the government will make an official announcement of these amendments.

    *Please read the attached file for details.

  • pdf 090504 - Notice of Amendments to the KAMCO Act's Enforcement Decree.pdf
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  • 04 / 30 / 2009

    Corporate Restructuring - Results of Economic Policy Meeting

  • The following is a statement the Financial Services Commission and the Financial Supervisory Service issued at the conclusion of an economic policy meeting the President convened on April 30 for discussions on corporate restructuring. In the meeting, a comprehensive package of measures and steps were discussed and agreed for implementation to increase the speed and effectiveness of the corporate restructuring efforts.

    *Please read the attached file for details.

  • pdf 090430 Corporate Restructuring.pdf
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