28 September 2012 06:12 [Source: ICIS news]
However, the country’s overall industrial output fell by 0.7% in August compared with the previous month, marking a third consecutive month-on-month decline, the data showed.
“Despite the tentative signs of stabilization, there is no evident yet to show that a meaningful recovery in exports and industrial activity is underway [in
On a year-on-year basis,
Shrinking export orders have weighed on the manufacturing industry, with output marginally up by 0.3% in August, according to Statistics Korea.
On a month-on-month basis, output from the manufacturing industry slipped by 0.9% in August, it said.
Meanwhile, factories in
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