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Bangtan Boys Generate Mountains of Cash for Korean Economy — The Chosun Ilbo

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— by Oh Rora: The huge commercial success of boy superband Bangtan Boys, also known as BTS, is having a vivifying effect on several sectors of the Korean economy.

The direct and indirect effect of BTS on Korea’s tourism industry as well as markets for computer games, apparel, cosmetics and food is estimated at more than W5 trillion a year (US$1=W1,158)…

Image: Bangtan Boys practice their dance moves in a scene from Netmarble’s mobile game “BTS World,” courtesy of Netmarble

June 25, 2019

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