Economy and Finance Ministry holds 9th Korea Treasury Bond
The Ministry of Economy and Finance and Yonhap Infomax held the 9th Korea Treasury Bond at Fairmont Ambassador Seoul on Tuesday, October 25th. This conference is an event where global investment institutions and government bond market institutions attend each year to exchange opinions on domestic and foreign financial market trends and the development direction. This year's event was held as a large-scale offline event with 250 participants, and was also broadcast live online through the Yonhap Infomax YouTube channel. The Bank of Korea participated as a speaker, and the government and monetary authorities gathered in one place, giving an opportunity to diagnose the current government bond market and share its future vision. Deputy Prime Minister Choo evaluated that the Korean government bond market is facing changes and challenges, such as the outstanding balance of government bonds surpassing 1,000 trillion won for the first time this year. He said that he would not hesitate to improve the system beyond the existing framework if necessary for the advancement and stable management of the government bond market, and that he would constantly communicate with relevant institutions and market participants.
Vice Minister Choi Sang-dae makes kimchi with young North Korean defectors
Second Vice Minister of Economy and Finance Choi Sang-dae held a meeting with young North Korean defectors and school officials at Durihana International School in Gwanak-gu, Seoul on Thursday, October 27th. He emphasized they need special attention and support for education and career advancement in order to smoothly adapt and settle in South Korean society. He said that those who are struggling to settle in Korean society may also be the socially underprivileged that we should pay attention to, and that he plans to further strengthen the government's policy support for them. This activity was prepared for the purpose of practicing love for our neighbors by cooperating with each other through kimchi making, feeling that we and them are the same people.
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