What You Need To Know About The State Of The South Korean Economy

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As tensions escalate on the Korean Peninsula, the economic condition of the South is coming into further focus.

Key industries like shipping, automobile production, steel, and chemicals need to be reassessed if a war time footing persists.

Check out these charts on the South Korean economy >

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title=”High demand for container shipping has not yet returned”
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title=”Japan and China reliant on Korea for shipping vessel imports”
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title=”Hyundai Steel, vital in war time”
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