Exports rose by over 30 percent on-year in the first 20 days of July.
According to tentative data from the Korea Customs Service on Wednesday, the country’s outbound shipments stood at 32-point-six billion U.S. dollars in the cited period, up 32-point-eight percent from a year earlier.
Average daily exports also grew by 32-point-eight percent, with the number of working days unchanged from the same period last year at 15-point-five.
Shipments of semiconductors and autos rose 33-point-nine percent and 28-point-four percent, respectively, while exports of petroleum products soared 69-point-one percent.
Imports increased 46-point-one percent on-year to 36-point-five billion dollars during the cited period.