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SEOUL– Following are South Korea’s

initial export and import figures for August, launched by

the federal government on Wednesday (rounded):

August July

Balance ($ billion) 1.67 1.77

Exports ($ billion) 53.2355.43

(elopment vs year ago) 349 296

Imports ($ billion) 51.5653.66

(Þvelopment vs year ago) 440 381

Avg exports per working day 290 322

(Þvelopment vs year ago)

Modified on Aug. 15


— August exports rose 34.9%from a year previously,

federal government information revealed on Wednesday, faster than a 29.6%dive in

July and marking a 10 th straight month of growth.

— Reuters survey: Abroad sales in August were seen broadening

357%year-on-year, the mean projection in a survey of 14

economic experts revealed, while total imports were anticipated to increase


— There were 23 working days last month, versus 22 days in

the similar month of 2020.

(Reporting by Joori Roh; Modifying by Christian Schmollinger)


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