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Korea's GDP increases 0.6% on-quarter in Q2: BOK

Updated: 2014-07-24 08:09:17 (KST)
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Korea's economic growth took a step backward in the second quarter of the year.
The Bank of Korea says the country's gross domestic product increased zero.six-percent during the April to June period from the previous quarter.
That's the lowest growth rate increase since the third quarter of 2012.
Exports continued their upward trend growing one.9-percent from the previous quarter however domestic consumption dropped zero.3-percent largely due to April's ferry disaster.


Reporter : jiyeonkim@arirang.co.kr

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