Skip Menu
Content Menu

home PRESS CENTER구분선Press Releases

Press Releases

  • Print
  • facebook
Auto production, sales grow at double-digit rates in September The Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy announced on October 18 that automobile production, domestic sales, and exports grew at double-digit rates in September. Five domestic automotive makers, Hyundai Motor, Kia Motors, GM Korea, Ssangyong Motor, and Renault Samsung Motor, produced a total of 356,749 vehicles – up 38.3 percent from a... 2017-10-18
ICT exports soar 32.6% to record high of $19.3 billion in September The Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy announced on October 16 that exports of information and communication technology goods soared 32.6 percent to an all-time high of $19.3 billion in September from a year ago, breaking the previous record set just a month earlier.  Korea’s ICT exports grew at the fastest pace in 89 months sin... 2017-10-16
FDI in Korea grows 9.1% to $8 billion in first 9 months of 2017 The Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy announced on October 11 that foreign direct investment (FDI) arriving in Korea returned to growth in the first nine months of 2017, rising by 9.1 percent to $8 billion from a year ago. Although new FDI commitments to Korea contracted 9.7 percent year-on-year to $13.6 billion, the amounts of both FDI a... 2017-10-11
Ministry to support nuclear reactor exports The Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy announced on October 10 that the Ministry will strongly support the domestic industries’ bid to export nuclear reactors.  On October 10, Trade, Industry and Energy Minister Paik Ungyu presided a “nuclear export strategy consultative meeting” with industry representatives in down... 2017-10-10
2nd special session of KORUS FTA Joint Committee held in Washington DC The Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy announced that the Ministry and the United States Trade Representative (USTR) convened the second session of the Korea-U.S. Free Trade Agreement (KORUS FTA) Joint Committee on October 4 in Washington, D.C. to continue discussions on the bilateral trade deal.  Trade Minister Kim Hyun-chong and U.S... 2017-10-05
Korea’s exports hit a record $55.1 billion in September The Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy announced on October 1 that Korea’s exports reached an all-time high of USD 55.1 billion in September, soaring 35 percent from a year earlier. The strongest performance since the Korean government started tracking trade data in 1956 was achieved as exports of semiconductors and steel hit record ... 2017-10-01
Fast growing e-commerce boosts retail sales by 4.3% in August The Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy announced on September 29 that retail sales increased 4.3 percent to 9.81 trillion won in August on a double-digit growth in online revenues. Online sales, which account for about a third of the total retail sales, jumped 13.1 percent from a year earlier, while in-store revenues inched up 0.4 percent.... 2017-09-29
ASEM economic ministers voice support for free, multilateral trade system The Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy announced on September 22 that members of the Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) voiced their support for free trade and multilateral trade regime at the seventh ASEM Economic Ministers’ Meeting (ASEM EMM) in Seoul.  Economic ministers and high-level officials from the 51 ASEM members adopted a joi... 2017-09-22