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Exports of Korean ICT goods total $15.2 billion in April The Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy announced on May 21 that exports of the Korean information and communications technology (ICT) goods in April totaled USD 15.2 billion, down 10.6 percent compared to a year earlier.Imports grew 9.4 percent to $9.5 billion, and the trade balance stood at a surplus of $5.7 billion.Exports experienced year-on... 2019-05-21
Korean auto industry sees improvement in exports, production in April The Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy announced on May 16 that the Korean auto industry exported 223,235 vehicles in April, up 3 percent from a year earlier.The improvement in exports was largely due to robust sales of sport utility vehicles (SUVs) and eco-friendly vehicles in North America and Europe. In terms of value, exports grew 5.8 perce... 2019-05-16
Korea’s exports in April fall 2 percent to $48.9 billion The Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy announced on May 1 that Korea’s exports in April fell 2 percent to USD 48.9 billion compared to the same period a year earlier. Imports expanded 2.4 percent to $44.7 billion, resulting in a trade surplus of $4.1 billion.The decrease in exports was in part due to falling prices of semiconductors ... 2019-05-01
Sales of Korean retail industry grow 7.6 percent in March The Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy announced on April 28 that Korea’s online and offline retailers saw a year-on-year sales increase of 7.6 percent in March. Brick-and-mortar stores experienced a sales growth of 1.3 percent, and sales at online retailers grew by 18.2 percent.The Ministry releases monthly retail sales figures based on ... 2019-04-28
Exports of ICT goods in March reach $15.9 billion The Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy announced on April 22 that Korean exports of information and communications technology (ICT) goods in March decreased 16.3 percent year-on-year to USD 15.9 billion.Imports inched up 1.4 percent to $9.2 billion, and the trade balance stood at a surplus of $6.7 billion.The fifth consecutive monthly decline i... 2019-04-22
Korean exports of materials and parts total $67.5 billion in Q1 The Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy announced on April 22 that Korea’s exports of materials and parts in the first quarter of this year totaled USD 67.5 billion, down 9.0 percent from the same period last year.The country’s imports also saw a year-on-year decrease of 4.3 percent to $41.7 billion. The trade balance stood at a surp... 2019-04-22
Korean auto exports rise 2.4 percent year-on-year in Q1 The Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy announced on April 17 that Korea’s automobile exports in the first quarter increased 2.4 percent compared to the same period year earlier.The number of Korean vehicles exported from January to March amounted to 587,690 units. In terms of value, exports rose 4.7 percent to USD 10.3 billion. This expan... 2019-04-17
Foreign direct investment pledged to Korea total $3.2 billion in Q1 The Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy announced on April 11 that foreign direct investments (FDIs) pledged to Korea in the first quarter of this year decreased 35.7 percent year-on-year to USD 3.2 billion. The FDIs that actually arrived in Korea over the same period declined 15.9 percent to $2.6 billion.Key factors that contributed to the decr... 2019-04-11