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South Korea September exports match initial estimates, imports revised up less
October 17, 2016 / 12:12 AM / a year ago

South Korea September exports match initial estimates, imports revised up less

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean exports fell 5.9 percent in September in annual terms, revised customs data showed on Monday, matching earlier estimates.

Giant cranes are seen at the Hanjin Shipping container terminal at Incheon New Port in Incheon, South Korea, September 7, 2016. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji/File Photo

September imports were revised down by 1.7 percent in annual terms, slightly better than the 2.3 percent drop initially projected.

The resulting trade balance was narrower at $6.9 billion than the estimated $7.11 billion.

Reporting by Cynthia Kim; Editing by Eric Meijer

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