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.
HI Investment & Securities Co. Ltd., an affiliate of South Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries Co. Ltd., has established an offshore aircraft leasing company to buy two used Boeing 777-300ER aircraft from a Chinese leasing firm for $209 million, jointly&hellip
ING Life Insurance Korea Ltd. sees core office buildings and infrastructure in the US and Europe remaining as attractive targets even in the periods of interest rate rises, with asset price gains likely to be offset by rent increases, said&hellip
South Korean investment firms, which have recently snapped up prime office buildings and warehouses in the US and Europe, are struggling to raise capital from domestic institutional investors, under increasing pressure to abandon the deals or tap retail investors. JB&hellip