Korea’s worst-ever trade deficit nears $30 bn by Sept

Chip exports fell 5.7 percent, extending the first contraction in August in 26 months.이미지 확대[Photo by Yonhap] South Korean exports added less than 3 percent, while imports kept up a double-d…

Why some chipmakers are hurting much more than others

South Korea, home of the world’s largest producers of memory chips, exported just $5bn-worth of such devices in August, a decrease of 23% compared with a year ago (see chart 1).The South Korean firm…

S Korea, US agree to implement liquidity measures if needed

The two countries are ready to work closely together to implement liquidity facilities when necessary, such as when financial instability is aggravated by the spread of liquidity crunch in major econ…

S Korea's Exports Growth Slowed in September

Shipments of semiconductors, petrochemicals and steel goods fell as exports to China and the European Union declined from a year earlier.That beat market expectations for a 1.9% year-over-year achieve…