South Korea Current Affairs - 2020

India imposed Anti-dumping duty on potassium carbonate imports from Taiwan, South Korea

India has imposed definitive anti-dumping duty for period of five years on Potassium Carbonate imports from Taiwan and South Korea. The duty was imposed by Union Finance Ministry based on the recommendations of the Directorate General of Anti-Dumping Duty (DGAD) that works under the aegis of Union Commerce Ministry. This move was taken following the Read More…

South Korea declares end of MERS outbreak

South Korea has declared the deadly outbreak of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) outbreak in the country has over. It was announced by South Korean Prime Minister Hwang Kyo-Ahn. Severity of outbreak: It was the worst medical outbreak faced by South Korea originated from the alien virus from Saudi Arabia. It had killed 36 people Read More…

India slaps anti-dumping duty on steel imports from China, Malaysia and South Korea

India has slapped anti-dumping duty on imports of certain steel products from three South Asian countries viz China, Malaysia and South Korea. The anti-dumping duty was imposed by Union Finance Ministry on the recommendation of Directorate General of Anti-Dumping Duty (DGAD) to protect domestic producers from below-cost inbound shipments. The duties have been imposed for Read More…

Delhi Metro gets first driver-less train from South Korea

Delhi Metro has received its first driver-less train from Republic of South Korea which is capable of running without a driver. The six-coach train has been manufactured at Changwan in South Korea and had arrived by sea at the Mundhra port in Gujarat and was brought to Delhi by road. Facts about driver-less metro train Read More…

MERS claims two lives in South Korea

Two people have died of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) in South Korea making it country’s first fatalities from the disease. The first victim was a 58-year-old woman who had contact with the original case, a South Korean who visited the Middle East and second one is of a 71-year-old man. So far, 25 confirmed Read More…