An electronic sign board shows the benchmark Korea Composite Stock Price Index (Kospi) in Seoul on Thursday. Photo: EPA An electronic sign board shows the benchmark Korea Composite Stock Price Index (Kospi) in Seoul on Thursday. Photo: EPA
An electronic sign board shows the benchmark Korea Composite Stock Price Index (Kospi) in Seoul on Thursday. Photo: EPA

As South Korea’s economy rebounds, small businesses struggle with tighter coronavirus curbs

  • Official figures show the country’s economy rebounding from its pandemic slump, with exports rising and growth data coming in stronger than expected
  • But all that means little to the small business owners hit by a slew of new Covid-19 restrictions in the wake of surging infection rates

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
An electronic sign board shows the benchmark Korea Composite Stock Price Index (Kospi) in Seoul on Thursday. Photo: EPA An electronic sign board shows the benchmark Korea Composite Stock Price Index (Kospi) in Seoul on Thursday. Photo: EPA
An electronic sign board shows the benchmark Korea Composite Stock Price Index (Kospi) in Seoul on Thursday. Photo: EPA
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