Okay-pop is the very first thing that involves thoughts when many foreigners consider Korea, and Indonesia, Vietnam and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) are among the many high nations consuming Korean tradition content material, in keeping with the 2023 International Hallyu Traits report launched by the Ministry of Tradition, Sports activities and Tourism on Friday.
The report, produced in affiliation with the Korean Basis for Worldwide Cultural Change, surveyed 25,000 respondents acquainted with Korean tradition content material from 26 completely different nations.
“Key phrases equivalent to IT services have been pushed again, and Korean tradition content material is changing these,” the report stated.
Fourteen p.c of the respondents related Okay-pop with Korea, adopted by Korean meals (13.2 p.c), Hallyu stars (7.4 p.c), Okay-drama (6.6 p.c) and IT merchandise and types (5.6 p.c).
Out of the overall respondents, 70 p.c had a optimistic view of Korea, together with 90 p.c of the respondents from Vietnam, adopted by India, Indonesia, Turkey, the UAE and Thailand. Alternatively, Japan, at 35.4 p.c, and Germany and Taiwan had the least optimistic views about Korea.
BY CHO YONG-JUN [[email protected]]