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Korea pours billions into home games industry

Thursday, 4th December 2008 19:45 GMT By Patrick Garratt

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Korea’s government is backing the nation’s games industry with a 350 billion won ($200 million) investment until 2012, aiming to expand the country’s game exports to 5 trillion won ($3.39 billion) per year.

According to a report in Korean news publication Digital Chosunilbo, Culture, Sports and Tourism Minster Yu In-chon revealed the plans in a recent meeting, citing the potential for the games industry to drive future growth.

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  1. SticKboy

    Meanwhile, the UK slips to fifth in the world rankings. Typical – it’s the film industry all over again.

    #1 5 years ago