S. Korea's Industrial Output Rose in November

Brisk production of cars, semiconductors and parts raised South Korea's industrial output in November from a month earlier, says an AFP report published by the Straits Times.


Citing figures from Statistics Korea, the newspaper notes that production in mining and manufacturing rose 1.4% from October and increased 10.4% year-on-year.


South Korea's industrial output had contracted on a monthly basis from August to October, when the number fell 4.2% from September, the sharpest drop in 22 months, says the Times.




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