The downtown shopping mecca of Myeongdong bustles with visitors in Seoul, South Korea, on January 2, 2019. Photo: EPA-EFEThe downtown shopping mecca of Myeongdong bustles with visitors in Seoul, South Korea, on January 2, 2019. Photo: EPA-EFE
The downtown shopping mecca of Myeongdong bustles with visitors in Seoul, South Korea, on January 2, 2019. Photo: EPA-EFE

South Korean economy records slowest growth in six years

  • Weakness in exports continue to raise questions about future growth
  • Government spending helped final quarter of last year beat expectations

Topic |   China economy
The downtown shopping mecca of Myeongdong bustles with visitors in Seoul, South Korea, on January 2, 2019. Photo: EPA-EFEThe downtown shopping mecca of Myeongdong bustles with visitors in Seoul, South Korea, on January 2, 2019. Photo: EPA-EFE
The downtown shopping mecca of Myeongdong bustles with visitors in Seoul, South Korea, on January 2, 2019. Photo: EPA-EFE
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