Promising future and world-class technology
0Korea leads the world in advanced Science and Technology
– Korea ranked 1st for ICT (Information and Communications Technologies) development among 152 countries surveyed.
<Source: International Telecommunications Union (ITU)>
– Possess dynamic technical skills including machinery, chemicals, shipbuilding, semiconductors, and automobiles
※ 154 Korean items ranked 1st in the world (2012)
<Source: Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy>
The Republic of Korea became the 7th country to join the “20-50 Club” in 2012.
JPN Promising future and worldclass technology 1985
USA Promising future and worldclass technology 1988
FRA Promising future and worldclass technology 1990
ITA Promising future and worldclass technology 1990
DEU Promising future and worldclass technology 1991
GBR Promising future and worldclass technology 1996
ROK Promising future and worldclass technology 2012
*What is the 20-50 club? Countries with a population surpassing 50 million and a per capita income of US$20,000
Prominent investment institutions including Goldman Sachs have predicted Korea’s development into Asia’s largest economy. Furthermore, many experts applaud Korea’s growth and sustainable development.
“South Korea will become one of Asia’s leading powers. Its per capita GDP should double between the present and 2025; it will be the new economic and cultural model, and will impress the world with its technologies and cultural energy.”
< Jacques Attali, French futurologist >
“South Korea relies heavily on industry-leading companies like Samsung Electronics Co., LG Electronics Co. and Hyundai Motor Co. for its economic output and its international business image. In the short term, Korea’s heavy industries are booming, riding the tide of China’s rise”
< Andy Xie, Economist of Morgan Stanley > Prom Promising future and worldclass technologyising future and worldclass technology>