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South Korea July exports slump for 8th month as China-U.S. row, Japan curbs weigh

01 Aug 2019

SEOUL South Korea's exports tumbled for an eighth straight month in July, with persistently weak global demand and an escalating dispute with Japan painting an increasingly gloomy picture for Asia's fourth-largest economy.

UPDATE 1-S.Korea July exports slump for 8th mth as China-U.S. row, Japan curbs weigh

01 Aug 2019

* Japan's export controls, China-U.S. conflict cloud (Adds details, economist comment, July PMI, July inflation)

North Korea's economy tanks as sanctions, drought bite - South Korea

26 Jul 2019

SEOUL North Korea's economy shrank in 2018 for a second straight year, and by the most in 21 years, as it was battered by international sanctions aimed at stopping its nuclear programme and by drought, South Korea's central bank said on Friday.

South Korea second quarter GDP bounces as public spending offsets private sector drag

25 Jul 2019

SEOUL South Korea's economy swung back to growth in the second quarter, dodging a technical recession, although the expansion was mostly driven by government spending, suggesting the central bank may need to cut rates again to stoke demand.

Asien-Notenbanken senken Zinsen - Fed und EZB dürften folgen

18 Jul 2019

Seoul/Berlin/Frankfurt Mit Zinssenkungen in Schwellenländern Asiens kommt absehbar eine Welle von geldpolitischen Lockerungen in Gang.

Asien-Notenbanken senken Zinsen - Fed und EZB dürften folgen

18 Jul 2019

Seoul/Berlin/Frankfurt Mit Zinssenkungen in Schwellenländern Asiens kommt absehbar eine Welle von geldpolitischen Lockerungen in Gang.

South Korea central bank surprises with rate cut, likely to loosen again

18 Jul 2019

SEOUL South Korea's central bank delivered a surprise interest rate cut on Thursday, and shaved this year's growth forecast to the lowest in a decade, as a brewing dispute with Japan piled more pressure on the trade-dependent economy.

South Korea cuts growth views as trade war batters exports

03 Jul 2019

SEJONG, South Korea South Korea on Wednesday cut this year's economic growth target to what would be a seven-year low as the prolonged U.S.-China tariff war hit global demand for the export powerhouse's manufactured goods.

S.Korea June exports tumble, dashing immediate recovery hopes

01 Jul 2019

* Exports to China -24.1% y/y, sharpest decline since May 2009

South Korea's Moon replaces economic policy aides as trade war bites

21 Jun 2019

SEOUL South Korean President Moon Jae-in sacked both of his top economic policy aides on Friday as Asia's fourth-largest economy cools sharply due to prolonged Sino-U.S. trade frictions.

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