On October 10, the Financial Supervisory Service (FSS) issued a report on foreign investor stock and bond activity in September 2016. Per the report, "Foreign investors bought a net KRW1.625 trillion of listed stocks and sold a net KRW663.0 billion of listed bonds in September, 2016.
On July 28, the Ministry of Trade, Industry, and Energy (MOTIE) issued a report on important retail channel* growth in June and 1H 2016. Overall, online retail continues to grow, with open market and social commerce sites seeing higher growth than established online shopping portals.
On April 25, the Federation of Korean Industries (FKI) released the results of a survey conducted of 61 economics experts regarding the state of the Korean economy.
On April 12 the Federation of Korean Industries (FKI) released an assessment of regulations on large business groups (대기업집단, those groups with at least five trillion KRW in assets). According to the report, there are roughly sixty regulations that specifically affect large business groups.