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Economic Bulletin, November 2018


KDI Brief No.156 (November 29, 2018)

Republic of Korea
Economic Bulletin, November 2018

Industrial activities slowed down in September due to fewer days worked as the Chuseok holiday fell in the month. Exports and consumption have been stable, but investment and employment remain weak, and there are growing uncertainties amid ongoing trade conflicts between the US and China.
Exports are expected to grow in line with recovering global economies, but job markets are weak and there are external risks, such as US-China trade conflicts, Fed’s rate hikes and increasing volatility in global financial markets.
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