Fueled by the Covid-19 pandemic, South Korea's online shopping transactions continued to show sustained growth in January 2021 year-over-year compared to 2020.
Why it matters: South Korea over the last few years has exploded into an e-commerce powerhouse, ranking 2nd globally in terms of online shopping per capita rate (51%). Recent statistics show that this trend is transforming the lives of ordinary Koreans.
Many foreigners in Korea struggle to become fully aware of available financial opportunities.
Why it matters: For many foreigners, their job status is legally connected to their visa sponsorship. Whatever your job is, make sure that your money earned per hour is sufficient to meet your financial goals in Korea.