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Public Perception on the Act and Its Effectiveness

Two months after the law took effect, a survey was conducted on people’s perception on the law. According to the survey, 85 % of the respondents supported the Act.

Rate of supporters of the Act

More people are splitting bills after having a meal with others and less experiencing improper solicitations

According to a survey, 80.8% of workers and 91.9% of college students splitted the bill of a meal they had with others. In another survey, 68.3% of the respondents said that they experienced improper solicitation from someone with whom they had personal connection.

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Corporate hospitality expenses were reduced

The total expenses for corporate hospitality in the fourth quarter of 2016 decreased 39.8% compared to the previous quarter. The top 10 major pharmaceutical companies’ hospitality expenses were down 16% YoY.

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Korean people think that the law will provide positive effects to the entire society

According to the survey, 83.5% of the respondents said that the Act did not negatively affect their social relationship or work, and 85.0% said that the law will have positive effects on our society.

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