Korea is the first emerging market to join the $1 trillion club in terms of trading volume since the Global Financial Crisis, and we will have Andrew Salmon, a The Daily Telegragh correspondent in Seoul, analyze Korea’s economy and report on what lies ahead.
- First Secret; Quality
The quality of Korean products used to be perceived as being cheap and inferior in the past, and as a result of this perception, they were priced lower than the competition. But quality has greatly improved since then and now Korean companies are creating a new era of premium products made in Korea. We report on the new manufacturing techniques and know-how used in the domestic industry.
- Second Secret; Innovation
A look into the passion and innovation of Korean companies as they produce excellent products that have global appeal.
- Third Secret; Openness
Through interviews with esteemed economists who believe that the openness of Korea's economy was a major contributing factor to the country's amazing growth story, we will shed light on the current South Korean economy that has made it into the $1 trillion club in terms of total yearly trade volume.
- Fourth Secret; Sharing Prosperity
Reporting about the international aid that Korea has contributed as well how global consumers perceive Made in Korea products today.
■ MC: Andrew Salmon / The Daily Telegraph Seoul Correspondent
■ Main Interviewee
*Alvin Toffler / Futurist
*Paul Krugman / Recipient of 2008 Nobel Prize in Economics
*Jean-Pierre Raffarin / Former Prime Minister of FRANCE
*John Bruton / Former Prime Minister of IRELAND
*Thierry De Montbrial / Chief, French Institute of International Relations
*Martin Wolf / Chief economics commentator of Financial Times