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Economic Bulletin, February 2018


KDI Brief No.119 (February 27, 2018)

Republic of Korea
Economic Bulletin, February 2018

The Korean economy continues to recover as exports have been strong. Industrial production and investment have been improving for two consecutive months, and consumption fell due to a high base effect from the previous month. The economy is expected to stay on a recovery path given improving global economies and strong exports. However, young adult unemployment has been rising, and external risks linger, such as trade issues and major economies’ monetary policy normalization.

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