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Title Sustained Growth in Korean Facility Investment Seen
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Contact 02-3459-0028 Date 2017-12-28 14:05:42.66


[Korean Market Intelligence ]


Sustained Growth in Korean Facility Investment Seen




Korea Development Institute (KDI) has pointed to the possibility of a continuation of the sustained growth in Korean facility investment for some time.

KDI made the forecast, based on the statistics that November's imports of semiconductor manufacturing equipment recorded a whopping 143.1% growth, continuing the favorable upward trend while the growth in special industrial machinery orders received exhibited a sharp increase in growth.

Illustratively, Korean imports of machinery recorded an 18.2% expansion yoy in November following 27.8% rise in September and -1,8% growth in October. Furthermore, Korean receipt of special industrial machinery scored a 41% expansion yoy in October, following a 1.8% decline in September and 70% growth in August.