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    1st in Global City of the Future

    FDI Magazine chose Seoul as the winning city of the Global Cities of the Future 2014/15 in a survey that drew up 130 emerging cities with a GDP per capita below $35,000.

  • 1st in World e-Government in 2014

    Korea topped the World e-Government rankings in 2014 for three years in a row, securing its prominent position on the world stage. In the e-Government Survey, the United Nations assesses 190 countries by comparing their progress levels of e-governance and ranks them.

  • 5th in the Ease of Doing Business Index

    Korea ranked fifth out of 189 countries in the Ease of Doing Business Index (Doing Business 2015) published by the World Bank in 2014. Korea has been rising in this index every year since it broke into the top ten with the eighth ranking in 2011, and held seventh in 2013.

  • 6th in the Global Power City Index

    For two years in a row, Seoul has held sixth place in the Global Power City Index, which is announced by Mori Memorial Foundation in October every year. This index publication has been conducted since 2008 and is based on the assessment of 40 countries in six categories including economy, R&D, cultural exchange, and environment..

  • Ranking

    1st in Global City of the Future

    FDI Magazine chose Seoul as the winning city of the Global Cities of the Future 2014/15 in a survey that drew up 130 emerging cities with a GDP per capita below $35,000.

  • 1st in World e-Government in 2014

    Korea topped the World e-Government rankings in 2014 for three years in a row, securing its prominent position on the world stage. In the e-Government Survey, the United Nations assesses 190 countries by comparing their progress levels of e-governance and ranks them.

  • 5th in the Ease of Doing Business Index

    Korea ranked fifth out of 189 countries in the Ease of Doing Business Index (Doing Business 2015) published by the World Bank in 2014. Korea has been rising in this index every year since it broke into the top ten with the eighth ranking in 2011, and held seventh in 2013.

  • 6th in the Global Power City Index

    For two years in a row, Seoul has held sixth place in the Global Power City Index, which is announced by Mori Memorial Foundation in October every year. This index publication has been conducted since 2008 and is based on the assessment of 40 countries in six categories including economy, R&D, cultural exchange, and environment..