The Korea Herald


S. Korea's trade surplus reaches $5.82 bln in April

By 조정은

Published : May 1, 2011 - 09:27

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South Korea's trade surplus reached $5.82 billion in April up sharply from US$2.78 billion the previous month amid brisk exports, a government report showed Sunday.

April marks the 15th straight month that the country has posted a favorable balance. Exports rose 26.6 percent on-year to $49.77 billion last month, with imports rising 23.7 percent to $43.95 billion, according to the report by the Ministry of Knowledge Economy.