South Korea’s exports saw double digit growth this month thanks to a surge in shipments of semiconductors.
According to the Korea Customs Service on Monday, exports between August first and tenth amounted to 14-point-eight billion dollars, up 18-point-nine percent from the same period last year.
The latest figure suggests that South Korea’s exports will post growth for the second consecutive month.
Exports in July grew six-point-two percent on-year to nearly 52 billion dollars while exports in June slipped point-17 a percent.
Since March, the nation’s exports have topped 50 billion dollars every month.