* Date : 2015-07-02
Money Matters Ep12
Korea faces severe drought
Korea has been hit by the worst drought in 40 years. Farmers are plowing over fields and rice paddies, while major dams are reaching dangerously low levels. What sectors have been scorched the most by the drought and what can be done to provide some relief?
Korea In Depth
Coffee industry in Korea keeps growing
An average Korean drinks about two cups of coffee a day, reflecting just how rapidly the market has expanded over the years. Although not a coffee bean producer itself, Korea has found strengths in processing beans and shipping them in popular sachets and instant sticks. Local coffee shop franchises have also been making inroads in other countries. We look at the industry’s growing potential.