South Korea’s drop in exports eases in Sept. on chip sales recovery

Exports of semiconductors, the country's key export item, dropped 13.6 per cent on-year in September, but it also observed the highest monthly export value this year.


File photo of a port. PHOTO: YONHAP

October 2, 2023

Despite a fall in exports, the country logged a trade surplus of $3.7 billion in September, as imports marked a sharper decline.

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