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Friday 1 August 2014

South Korea

Beer imports reach record high in South Korea

South Korea’s beer imports have hit a record high in the first half of the year in both volume and value and have overtaken exports for the first time.

Friday, July 18th, 2014 No Comments »

Korean union drops strike plan

The labour union at Pernod Ricard’s South Korean division have called off a planned strike after the company reinstated all employees destined for early retirement.

Thursday, June 26th, 2014 No Comments »

Pernod’s Korean arm to strike after layoffs

The labour union of Pernod Ricard’s South Korean arm is to go on strike to protest the layoff of 30 employees on what claims are “insufficient grounds”.

Friday, June 20th, 2014 No Comments »

Wine to benefit from Australia-Japan deal

A major new trade agreement between Australia and Japan could help open up a new avenue in Asia for Australian wine.

Monday, April 7th, 2014 No Comments »

Lotte takes Svedka into South Korea

Constellation Brands has appointed Lotte Liquor as the exclusive importor and distributor for Svedka vodka in the fast-growing South Korean drinks market.

Monday, July 1st, 2013 No Comments »

Top Scotch whisky export markets

The Scotch Whisky Association has published the details of the world’s biggest Scotch whisky export markets by both volume and value.

Tuesday, April 2nd, 2013 No Comments »

Champagne’s future markets: #9 South Korea

Are the BRIC economies taking too much of the limelight away from other, potentially more prosperous, markets?

Thursday, January 17th, 2013 No Comments »

Hite-Jinro adds warnings to alcohol labels

Hite-Jinro has introduced warning labels on its products in Seoul in conjunction with a police crackdown on violent incidents involving alcohol.

Friday, July 13th, 2012 No Comments »

Hiscot officially merges with Hite-Jinro

Korea-based foreign alcohol distributor, Hiscot, has officially merged with the Hite-Jinro group.

Tuesday, July 10th, 2012 No Comments »

Currency Watch: A bad week for the pound

The week after the Budget saw the business news agenda move away from the focus on individuals and back to looking at the state of the UK’s economy as a whole.

Friday, March 30th, 2012 No Comments »

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