SEOUL, March 9 South Korea's exports will
continue to recover with improving factory production and
investment activities, even as domestic demand remains weak amid
political uncertainties, the finance ministry said on Thursday.
Shipments of semiconductors and electronic components are
driving the exports recovery, while sluggish domestic demand is
holding back the overall growth, the ministry said in its
monthly assessment of the economy.
The ministry added the economy faces uncertainties such as
the anticipated interest rate hike by the Federal Reserve and
political uncertainties at home.
On Friday, the Constitutional Court is due to uphold or
dismiss parliament's impeachment of President Park Geun-hye over
an influence-peddling scandal involving a long-time friend Choi
(Reporting by Cynthia Kim; Editing by Jacqueline Wong)