S.Korea's trade surplus doubles in 20 days of Jan


SEOUL, Jan 26 (Reuters) - South Korea's trade surplus doubled in the first 20 days of January from a year earlier on brisk exports of key items such as electronics and automobiles, a commerce ministry official said on Monday. Exports jumped 72.8 percent to $13.56 billion and imports rose 25 percent to $11.43 billion, generating a trade surplus of $2.13 billion, data from the ministry showed. In the same period last year, the trade surplus stood at $1.07 billion. "The January data ...

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