South Korea's Finance Minister Choi Kyung-hwan. Photo: AP South Korea's Finance Minister Choi Kyung-hwan. Photo: AP
South Korea's Finance Minister Choi Kyung-hwan. Photo: AP

Korea risks economic own goal as stimulus fuels debt binge

Poor global outlook and weak property market could add to deflation pressures if households start repaying bank loans rather than spend

South Korea's Finance Minister Choi Kyung-hwan. Photo: AP South Korea's Finance Minister Choi Kyung-hwan. Photo: AP
South Korea's Finance Minister Choi Kyung-hwan. Photo: AP
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