Skip Menu
Main Content Menu

home PRESS CENTER구분선Press Releases

Press Releases

  • Print
  • facebook
ICT exports increase at double-digit rate to $20.2 billion in October The Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy announced on November 14 that exports of information and communications technology (ICT) products in October reached USD 20.2 billion, up 12.3 percent from the same period last year.ICT imports also increased 10.3 percent to $10 billion from a year earlier, and the trade surplus stood at $10.2 billion.Surp... 2018-11-14
Korea’s auto exports, domestic sales, production all grow at double-digit rates in October The Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy announced on November 12 that Korea's automobile exports, domestic sales, and production in October all posted double-digit year-on-year growth rates because of more working days last month.Exports of automobiles recorded 230,086 units, up 32.2 percent from the same period last year. In terms of value, the... 2018-11-12
Korea’s October exports hit second highest on record The Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy announced on November 1 that Korea’s exports in October rose 22.7 percent year-on-year to USD 55 billion, the second highest on record.This achievement was possible because of both internal and external factors. The internal factors include the Korean firms’ pursuit of manufacturing high value ... 2018-11-01
Overall retail sales grow 6.9 percent in September The Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy announced on October 30 that overall retail sales in September posted a year-on-year increase of 6.9 percent thanks to growths in both online and retail sales.Brick-and-mortar retailers saw a 6.0 percent growth in sales because of the national Chuseok holiday. Last year, the public holiday was in October.S... 2018-10-30
Materials, components exports grow 13.6 percent to $237.9 billion in Q1 - Q3 The Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy announced on October 18 that exports of 11 types of industrial materials and components in the first three quarters of this year went up 13.6 percent year-on-year to $237.9 billion.Imports also rose 5.1 percent to $131.8 billion and the trade surplus stood at $106.1 billion, surpassing the $100 billion mar... 2018-10-18
ICT exports in September reach new monthly record of $20.3 billion The Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy announced on October 17 that exports of information and communications technology (ICT) products in September increased 5.3 percent year-on-year, reaching the highest monthly record of USD 20.3 billion.ICT imports decreased 11.7 percent to $8.0 billion and Korea stayed as a net ICT exporter with a trade su... 2018-10-17
Fewer working days lead to decrease in auto exports in September The Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy announced on October 12 that Korea’s automobile exports, production, and domestic sales in September all saw a year-on-year decrease on fewer working days due to the national Chuseok holiday.Exports of finished vehicles fell 18.4 percent to 183,964 units. In terms of region, all export destinations e... 2018-10-12
FDI pledged to Korea in first three quarters reach record high The Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy announced on October 4 that foreign direct investment (FDI) pledged to Korea in the first three quarters of this year reached a record high of USD 19.2 billion, up 41.4 percent from the same period last year.This highest figure ever for the January-September period indicates that Korea is certainly an attr... 2018-10-04