[Economy 365]

It has been shown that the increase in apartment sales prices across the country has generally decreased this week.

According to the Korea Real Estate Agency, apartment prices in Seoul rose 0.17% this week and the entire metropolitan area rose 0.32%, a lower increase than last week.

In the fall moving season, the upward trend has generally continued, but it is analyzed that the increase has decreased as the number of jeonse items in the complex, which had a large increase in the past, increased and the asking price fell.


Wine imports have exploded this year, and it has already been shown that beer imports have more than doubled.

According to the Korea Customs Service, imports of wine from January to August this year amounted to more than $370 million, a 96% increase from the same period last year.

Until 2019, beer was the number one importer of alcoholic beverages, but wine imports increased by more than 27% last year due to the impact of COVID-19, while beer decreased by nearly 20%, causing a reversal for the first time.

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bicycle safety accident warning has been issued in the fall season, when outdoor activities are increasing.

According to the Consumer Agency, a total of 5,500 bicycle-related safety accidents have been reported for three years from 2018, which is increasing every year.

In particular, as people prefer outdoor activities due to the prolonged COVID-19 crisis, the number of activities increased by 54.3% from the previous year.

The Consumer Agency urged people to wear safety equipment and keep a safe distance and speed.


LG Electronics has launched a new concept plant life appliance 'Teunwoon', which allows you to easily grow various plants such as plants, vegetables, and herbs at home.

According to the Intellectual Property Evaluation Center of the Invention Promotion Association, the domestic plant grower market is expected to expand from about KRW 10 billion in 2019 to KRW 500 billion in 2023.

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