SEOUL — Following are South Korea’s
preliminary export and import figures for January 2020, released
by the government on Saturday (rounded):
Balance ($ billion) +0.62 +2.02
Exports ($ billion) 43.35 45.72
(% growth vs yr ago) -6.1 -5.2
Imports ($ billion) 42.73 43.70
(% growth vs yr ago) -5.3 -0.7
* Revised on Jan. 15
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– Exports in January fell at a faster pace and for a 14th
consecutive month in year-on-year terms.
– Reuters poll: January exports were forecast to fall 7.8%
year-on-year, while imports were seen skidding 6.9%, according
to a Reuters survey of 13 economists.
– There were 21.5 working days in January versus 24 days in
the comparable month of 2019. The Lunar New Year holiday fell in
January this year but in early February last year.
(Reporting by Joori Roh)