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Indicator
Current
Reference Period
Previous
Update Frequency
-3.2%
June 2020
-1.3%
Quarterly
-2.7%
June 2020
1.4%
Quarterly
3.2%
August 2020
4.2%
Monthly
0.7%
August 2020
0.3%
Monthly
0.6%
August 2020
0%
Monthly
4116
August 2020
4270
Monthly
7450
July 2020
6880
Monthly
68
September 2020
66
Monthly
79.4
September 2020
88.2
Monthly
-6%
July 2020
3.4%
Monthly
1.6%
July 2020
7.2%
Monthly
-2.5%
July 2020
-0.5%
Monthly
-2.4%
July 2020
-0.4%
Monthly

On the KBLA Blog

Proposed Pharmaceutical Affairs Act Amendment Regarding Patent-Approval Linkage System

On August 20, 2020, the Ministry of Food and Drug Safety (‘MFDS’) announced a proposed amendment to the Pharmaceutical Affairs Act (‘PAA’) aimed to address certain deficiencies in the Patent-Approval Linkage System that went into effect in 2015. Key features of the proposed amendment may be summarized as follows.

Aug. 27, 2020

KOSPI Index

Sept. 28, 2020 - 2,308.08

Daily Closing Price
(Previous 52 Week Period)

Presidential Approval Rating

2020 - Sep 4W - 44.35% Positive Approval

Average of RealMeter and Gallup Korea Polls
(Previous 52 Week Period)

COVID-19 in Korea

Daily and Cumulative Cases

Sept. 29, 2020
Data: Korea CDC, (click to drill down)

Air Quality Data

Sept. 29, 2020 Central Seoul

(Current and Previous 24 Hour Period)
Data: AirKorea

OVERALL

Moderate

PM 2.5

19.0

㎍/㎥

PM 10

34.0

㎍/㎥

Ozone (O3)

0.002

ppm

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2)

0.033

ppm

Carbon Monoxide (CO)

0.5

ppm

Sulfurous Acid Gas (SO2)

0.002

ppm

Good

Moderate

Unhealthy

Very Unhealthy