KUNSAN, South Korea — General Motors Corp. Chairman John F. Smith Jr. wastes little time letting South Koreans know how pleased he is by the obvious rebound in the country's economy and a move by Korean companies to adopt transparent accounting rules and procedures. Korea's new economic climate, he says on a trip here last month, offers opportunity for GM, or whichever global automaker that is successful in acquiring Daewoo Motor Co. Ltd., the much-troubled No.2 Korean automaker and the ...
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