Korean ship orders up 87% in Oct due to stronger yen
South Korean shipbuilding orders jumped 86.6 per cent last month
from a year earlier, thanks to the stronger yen that made Korean
exports more competitive.
Hyundai Heavy Industries, Hanjin Heavy Industries, and other shipbuilders
received a combined 1.68 million gross tons in orders for 24 vessels
in October, said the Korea Shipbuilder's Association.
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