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No. of Domestic Trade Firms, Trade Volume Hit Record in 2021

Written: 2022-07-27 14:49:19Updated: 2022-07-27 15:59:55

No. of Domestic Trade Firms, Trade Volume Hit Record in 2021

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The number of domestic firms in trade and their trade volume both hit records last year in the wake of the post-COVID-19 pandemic recovery.

According to data from the Korea Customs Service on Wednesday, the total trade volume in 2021 stood at one-point-227 trillion dollars, up 28-point-one percent from a year earlier.

There were 253-thousand-058 trading companies, up four-point-one percent on-year.

Exporters dropped two-point-five percent to 95-thousand-640, while importers jumped five-point-three percent to 212-thousand-302.

Specific textiles, including mask-related fibers, were export items that had both the highest entry and exit rates of 48-point-seven and 64-point-four percent, respectively.

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