Press Release
  • KRW1.5 Trillion in Special Guarantees for SMEs Made Available by 4th Supplementary Budget
    KRW1.5 Trillion in Special Guarantees for SMEs Made Available by 4th Supplementary Budget

    KRW1.5 Trillion in Special Guarantees for SMEs Made Available by 4th Supplementary BudgetSeptember 23, 2020

    The FSC announced the availability of KRW1.5 trillion more in special guarantees for SMEs suffering from pandemic-induced economic downturn as the National Assembly passed the 4th supplementary budget.* Please refer to the attached PDF for details.

  • Vice Chairman Pledges to Stay Alert for Potential Risks in Financial Markets
    Vice Chairman Pledges to Stay Alert for Potential Risks in Financial Markets

    Vice Chairman Pledges to Stay Alert for Potential Risks in Financial Markets September 23, 2020

    Vice Chairman Sohn Byungdoo held the 22nd financial risk assessment meeting via teleconference on September 23 and discussed market conditions and issues concerning household loans, soundness of financial institutions and corporate credit situation with relevant authorities.* Please refer to the attached PDF for details.​
  • Civil Penalties to be Introduced on Unfair Trading Activities
    Civil Penalties to be Introduced on Unfair Trading Activities

    Civil Penalties to be Introduced on Unfair Trading ActivitiesSeptember 18, 2020

    The government seeks to introduce penalties on unfair trading activities of up to twice the amount of undue profits generated by engaging in unfair trading activities as a relevant revision bill to the Financial Investment Services and Capital Markets Act was proposed at the National Assembly.* Please refer to the attached PDF for details.

  • Insurance Companies to Begin Offering Policies for Autonomous Vehicles in September
    Insurance Companies to Begin Offering Policies for Autonomous Vehicles in September

    Insurance Companies to Begin Offering Policies for Autonomous Vehicles in SeptemberSeptember 17, 2020

    The FSC announced on September 17 that twelve insurance companies will begin to offer policies specifically covering autonomous vehicles for commercial purposes from the end of September this year.* Please refer to the attached PDF for details.​

  • Financial Groups to Provide Integrated Disclosures
    Financial Groups to Provide Integrated Disclosures

    Financial Groups to Provide Integrated DisclosuresSeptember 16, 2020

    The FSC announced the availability of integrated disclosures by financial groups on September 16.* Please refer to the attached PDF for details.

  • Government Announces Improvements to Emergency Loan Program for Small Merchants
    Government Announces Improvements to Emergency Loan Program for Small Merchants

    Government Announces Improvements to Emergency Loan Program for Small MerchantsSeptember 15, 2020

    Vice Chairman Sohn Byungdoo presided over the 21st financial risk assessment meeting via teleconference on September 15, and discussed COVID-19 emergency support measures and follow-up plans for the Korean New Deal fund.* Please refer to the attached PDF for details.
  • FSC Holds 1st Consultative Body Meeting on Digital Finance
    FSC Holds 1st Consultative Body Meeting on Digital Finance

    FSC Holds 1st Consultative Body Meeting on Digital FinanceSeptember 10, 2020

    The FSC launched a public-private joint consultative body on digital finance, composed of leaders and experts representing financial sectors, big techs, fintechs and major financial labor unions, and held a kick-off meeting on digital finance via teleconference on September 10. * Please refer to the attached PDF for details.
  • FSC Discusses Details of Consumer Credit Bill
    FSC Discusses Details of Consumer Credit Bill

    FSC Discusses Details of Consumer Credit BillSeptember 9, 2020

    The FSC held the 9th task force meeting on improving the personal debt management system on September 9, and unveiled key details of the Consumer Credit Bill, which include (i) promoting private sector driven debt adjustment process, (ii) mitigating excessive debt collection burdens and (iii) strengthening debtor protection measures.* Please refer ...
  • Household Loans, August 2020
    Household Loans, August 2020

    Household Loans, August 2020September 9, 2020

    The outstanding balance of household loans in all financial sectors rose KRW14.0 trillion from the previous month in August 2020 (up 6.2% year-on-year).* Please refer to the attached PDF for details.

  • Vice Chairman Discusses COVID-19 Prevention in Financial Sector and Investment in K-New Deal
    Vice Chairman Discusses COVID-19 Prevention in Financial Sector and Investment in K-New Deal

    Vice Chairman Discusses COVID-19 Prevention in Financial Sector and Investment in K-New DealSeptember 8, 2020

    Vice Chairman Sohn Byungdoo presided over the 20th financial risk assessment meeting via teleconference on September 8, and discussed enhanced social distancing measures being implemented in the financial industry, the progress of the COVID-19 financial support and the newly introduced 'Korean New Deal fund.'* Please refer to the attached PDF for d...