The Wright approach to Korea

Former British ambassador to Korea and current Barclays Capital vice-chairman, Sir David Wright talks about Korea.

Are you impressed with the Korean attitude to foreign investment today

Wright I was in Korea from 1990 to 1994 and I'm hugely impressed by the changes which have taken place. I'm particularly impressed by the Korean government's willingness to take account of the views of foreign institutions and companies, and use it to mould their economic policy. This is very true in terms of the way they've welcomed foreign investment which is quite different from the comparatively slower pace of the Japanese to accept the need to promote this.

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