Exports fall 0.6% in March
Exports declined 0.6 percent year-on-year to $14.34 billion in
March, marking the first contraction in 23 months due to the slowdown
in the global economy, the Ministry of Commerce, Industry and
Energy said yesterday.
It is the first time Korea has suffered a slide in exports since
April 1999, when the overseas shipments retreated 4.7 percent.
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