• English
  • Bahasa Indonesia
  • 한국어


S. Korea’s wine imports hit new high in 2020 amid coronavirus outbreak

South Korea's wine imports soared to a record high in 2020 as more people enjoyed drinking and partied at home due to the coronavirus outbreak, government data showed Monday. South Korea imported $239 million worth of wines in the January-November ... Read More

Auto exports dip 10% in Nov. amid virus jitters

South Korea's auto exports dropped 10.2 percent on-year in November, falling at a faster pace compared with the previous month, amid the global resurgence of new coronavirus cases. Local carmakers shipped a combined 190,657 units of automobiles overseas last month, ... Read More

S. Korea’s exports spike 27% in first 10 days of Dec.

South Korea's exports rose 26.9 percent on-year in the first 10 days of December on the back of robust shipments of chips and autos amid the new coronavirus outbreak, customs data showed Friday. The country's outbound shipments stood at $16.3 ... Read More

S. Korea to send chartered flights to Singapore with strawberry shipments

South Korea's agricultural ministry said Thursday it will send chartered flights to Singapore to support exports of strawberries, as local farmers have been facing troubles in shipping their produce amid the new coronavirus pandemic. Under the plan, South Korea plans ... Read More

ADB expects S. Korean economy to retreat less than expected in 2020

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) on Thursday revised up the economic outlook for the South Korean economy this year, citing robust exports of tech products and a mild recovery in private consumption. The ADB expected Asia's fourth-largest economy to retreat ... Read More

Instant noodle exports soar more than 30% this year amid virus

South Korean exports of instant noodles jumped more than 30 percent in the first 10 months of the year amid the coronavirus pandemic, a report said Thursday. Overseas shipments of instant noodles, or "ramyeon" in Korean, came to $573 million ... Read More

Steel, autos among beneficiaries of mega trade pact

South Korea said Wednesday it will make efforts to help local exporters utilize a mega trade pact accounting for one-third of the world's gross domestic product, hinting the deal could give a boost to the steel and automobile segments. "Amid ... Read More

Transportation industry sales hit new high in 2019

Sales of South Korea's transportation industry reached an all-time high in 2019 thanks to a surge in demand for home deliveries, government data showed Tuesday. The transportation sector's top line stood at nearly 152 trillion won ($140 billion) last year, ... Read More