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From beer to pens, South Koreans boycott Japanese brands as diplomatic row intensifies

19 Jul 2019

SEOUL As soon as supermarket manager Cho Min-hyuk got to work the day after Tokyo imposed curbs on exports to South Korea, he pulled all Japanese products off the shelves. | Video

From beer to pens, South Koreans boycott Japanese brands as diplomatic row intensifies

19 Jul 2019

SEOUL As soon as supermarket manager Cho Min-hyuk got to work the day after Tokyo imposed curbs on exports to South Korea, he pulled all Japanese products off the shelves. | Video

South Korea central bank surprises with rate cut, likely to loosen again

18 Jul 2019

SEOUL South Korea's central bank delivered a surprise interest rate cut on Thursday, and shaved this year's growth forecast to the lowest in a decade, as a brewing dispute with Japan piled more pressure on the trade-dependent economy.

Bank of Korea seen on hold for now, to cut rates by August: Reuters poll

16 Jul 2019

SEOUL South Korea's central bank will likely keep its policy interest rate steady this week but cut next month as economic growth falters in Asia's fourth-largest economy, a Reuters poll showed.

South Korea cuts growth views as trade war batters exports

03 Jul 2019

SEJONG, South Korea South Korea on Wednesday cut this year's economic growth target to what would be a seven-year low as the prolonged U.S.-China tariff war hit global demand for the export powerhouse's manufactured goods.

For some firms, South Korea's economy feels like it's already in recession

02 Jul 2019

SEOUL Kang Dong-wan, the head of an electronic goods supplier for South Korea's biggest global brands, says it feels like Asia's fourth-largest economy is in a recession as business conditions have deteriorated further after a tough 2018.

S.Korea June exports tumble, dashing immediate recovery hopes

01 Jul 2019

* Exports to China -24.1% y/y, sharpest decline since May 2009

South Korea's first quarter GDP revised down, adds pressure for rate cut

04 Jun 2019

SEOUL South Korea's economy shrank more than initially estimated in the first quarter while core inflation slowed to a near 20-year low in May, data showed on Tuesday, adding to the case for the central bank to cut interest rates.

South Korea May exports fall for sixth month, worse than expected

01 Jun 2019

SEOUL South Korea's exports in May fell more than expected and for a sixth consecutive month from a year earlier, official data showed on Saturday, as expanding trade friction between the major economies darkened the prospects.

South Korea's central bank holds rates but trade woes strengthen calls to cut

31 May 2019

SEOUL South Korea's central bank kept monetary policy unchanged on Friday but a split vote in the decision provided a firm signal the bank was shifting to a dovish footing as the intensifying Sino-U.S. trade war bolstered the case for more stimulus.

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