29 February 2012 04:30 [Source: ICIS news]
The country’s output volume dropped as a result of fewer working days during the Lunar New Year holiday, data from Statistics Korea showed.
The result follows a revised 2.8% year-on-year increase in factory output in December last year, according to the data.
The industrial output index rose by a seasonally adjusted 3.3% in January this year from December 2011, it showed.
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