Skip Menu
Main Content Menu

home PRESS CENTER구분선Press Releases

Press Releases

  • Print
  • facebook
Korea’s auto exports, production post year-on-year increases in H1 The Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy announced on July 16 that the Korea’s automobile exports in the first six months of this year rose 2.5 percent year-on-year to 1,246,454 vehicles. In value terms, exports improved 7.0 percent to USD 21.7 billion. This increase is largely attributable to greater demand for eco-friendly cars and sport ... 2019-07-16
Foreign direct investment pledged to Korea reach $9.9 billion in H1 The Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy announced on July 11 that foreign direct investment (FDI) pledged to Korea in the first half of this year dropped 37.3 percent year-on-year to USD 9.9 billion. The FDI received by the country over the same period decreased 45.2 percent to $5.6 billion. These declines are mostly attributable to a base effec... 2019-07-11
Korean exports in June decrease 13.5% to $44.2 billion The Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy announced on July 1 that Korea’s exports in June decreased 13.5 percent year-on-year to USD 44.2 billion. Its imports declined 11.1 percent to 40 billion, resulting in a trade surplus of $4.2 billion.Exports from January to June went down 8.5 percent to $271.6 billion compared to the same period last... 2019-07-01
Overall retail sales in Korea improve 8% in May The Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy announced on June 27 that Korea’s overall retail sales in May saw a year-on-year growth of 8.0 percent as both offline and online retailers experienced sales improvement.Specifically, sales of brick-and-mortar stores inched up 1.9 percent compared to the same period last year, while those of web-base... 2019-06-27
ICT industry exports $14.3 billion worth of goods in May The Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy announced on June 21 that Korean information and communications technology (ICT) exports in May decreased 22.6 percent year-on-year to USD 14.3 billion, declining for seven straight months.Imports, on the other hand, grew 10.8 percent to $9.7 billion, and the trade balance in this sector was a surplus of $... 2019-06-21
Korea’s auto output, exports in May see year-on-year increases The Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy announced on June 13 that the Korea’s automobile production increased 4.1 percent to 366,152 vehicles in May compared to the same period last year.This growth in output was mostly attributable to higher overseas demand and more working days. The local car manufacturers are Hyundai Motor, Kia Motors, ... 2019-06-13
Korea’s May exports decrease 9.4% to $45.9 billion The Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy announced on June 1 that Korea’s exports in May decreased 9.4 percent to USD 45.9 billion compared to the same period a year earlier. Imports fell 1.9 percent to $43.6 billion, resulting in a trade surplus of $2.3 billion.The slowdown in exports was mostly due to an intensifying U.S.-China trade disp... 2019-06-01
Online retail sales jump 14.1 percent in April The Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy announced on May 30 that sales of Korea’s online retail industry improved 14.1 percent in April compared to the same period last year. Offline retailers, on the other hand, saw a 2.9 percent decrease in sales, resulting in a 3.5 percent growth in overall retail sales.The Ministry releases monthly ret... 2019-05-30