Until the 10th of August, exports decreased 23.6% from the same period last year.

It is the appearance that the shock from Corona 19 continues.

According to the Korea Customs Service on the 11th, exports (preliminary customs clearance standards) on the 1st to 10th of this month were $10.6 billion, down 23.6% ($2.70 billion) from the same period last year.

During this period, the number of working days was 7 days, a day less than last year, so the average daily exports decreased by 12.7%.

Compared to the same period last year, exports of wireless communication devices (-43.6%), petroleum products (-45.8%), and semiconductors (-6.8%) were sluggish, and computer peripherals (62.3%) increased.

By export partner, major countries including China (-11.3%), Vietnam (-23.5%), the United States (-22.3%), the European Union (EU-13.9%), Japan (-27.8%), and the Middle East (-51.2%) The market all saw a double-digit decline.

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