Posted : 2014-05-01 10:35
Updated : 2014-05-01 11:38

S. Korea's exports grow 9 pct on-year in April

The nation's exports rose 9 percent from a year earlier last month with imports also growing at a steady pace, the government said Thursday.

Outbound shipments came to US$50.31 billion in April, while imports rose 5 percent on-year to $45.85 billion, according to the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy.

The country's trade surplus widened to $4.46 billion last month from $2.45 billion in April 2013, marking the 27th consecutive month of surplus. (Yonhap)

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4월 수출 503억달러, 9.0% 증가…무역흑자 45억달러

지난달 수출이 호조를 보이며 27개월 연속 무역수지 흑자 행진을 했다.

산업통상자원부는 4월 수출이 503억1천500만달러, 수입이 458억5천200만달러로 작년 같은 달보다 각각 9.0%, 5.0% 증가했다고 1일 밝혔다.

이에 따라 무역수지는 44억6천200만달러 흑자를 기록했다. 무역수지는 2012년 2월 이후 흑자 기조를 이어갔다.

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