Among OECD's 34 member countries, Korea ranked lower at No. 23. This rank is based on a survey on 14 categories, including new business capabilities of government, enterprise and individuals, human resource capital, competition system, and product innovation.
Korea's entrepreneurship level has remained stagnant for several years. In the entrepreneurship ranking, Korea, which ranked No. 28 among 130 countries in 2015, climbed up to No. 27 among 132 countries last year but remained unchanged at No. 27 among 137 countries this year.
Korea was also overtaken by Japan whose ranking rose to No. 25 this year from No. 30 last year and No. 33 in 2015.
Hana Financial Group, the parent company of KEB Hana Bank, will acquire a shopping center building and its surrounding land in a small Japanese city for around 50 billion won ($44 million), with a view to reselling part of its&hellip
KEB Hana Bank, a leading South Korean lender, has arranged $300 million lease financing for an aircraft portfolio of Avolon, in the first financing arrangement by a South Korean bank for the Irish aircraft leasing firm, according to local newspaper reports.&hellip
Korea Scientists and Engineers Mutual-aid Association (SEMA) has decided to make its first allocation to global private debt funds by committing $30 million to each of Golub Capital and Ares Management, and is considering committing an additional capital to European&hellip