[Economy 365]

Applications for 156,000 people who are eligible to receive additional support fund for small business owners, the third disaster support fund, began today (25th) morning.

10,000 small business owners who operate facilities with special quarantine measures for the year-end and New Year, such as outdoor winter sports and lodging, are prohibited, and 57,000 people in business restricted businesses are eligible.

Businesses that are prohibited from collectively receive 3 million won per person and 2 million won for business restricted businesses.

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National Agricultural Products Quality Management Service announced that it will enforce a crackdown on the origin of New Year's agricultural and livestock gift sets and handmade products from the 18th of this month to the 10th of the following month, targeting department stores, large retailers, mail-order sales, and traditional markets.

The intensive crackdown is on selling cheap foreign agricultural and livestock products for domestic products or selling general agricultural and livestock products as special products of famous regions.


It turns out that the so-called ``gold cut'' shareholders, which are the top 0.1% of minor dividend income, earned more than 500 million won in dividends alone.

According to the data received from the National Tax Service by Yang Gyeong-sook of the National Assembly's Planning and Finance Committee and the Democratic Party, the number of minors who received dividend income in 2019 amounted to 172,900, and the total dividend income amounted to KRW 298.9 billion.

The average dividend income per person is 1.67 million won, but the average dividend amount of the top 0.1% of 172 people reached 570 million won.


As of this month, it was found that the number of newly opened negative bank accounts exceeded 31,000.

As of the end of last year, it was around 1,000 a day, but this month, it is about 2,000 a day.

Compared to the end of the year, the balance of negative bankbook credit loans increased by KRW 670 billion in three weeks.

Banks analyzed the impact of the boom in the stock market, which led to the demand to invest in debt and the demand to obtain loans before financial authorities regulate household debt.