Wednesday, December 19, 2007

[ News, Science / Tech, December 4 2007] Korea's November IT exports grow 13.8% on strong handset, panel sales

Korea’s exports of information technology (IT) products rose nearly 14 percent in November from a year earlier thanks to strong overseas sales of mobile handsets and display panels, a government report showed Tuesday (Dec. 4).

According to the report by the Ministry of Information and Communication, Korea’s IT exports amounted to US$12.38 billion last month, up 13.8 percent from the same period a year earlier.
During the same month, IT imports increased 19.5 percent to $6.17 billion, bringing the trade surplus in the sector to $6.21 billion, the report showed.

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