May 1 (Bloomberg) -- South Korea will carry out policy measures that will encourage a private sector-led economic recovery and allow the country to cope with external risks for the rest of this year, the Finance Ministry said.
The outlook for Asia’s fourth-largest economy is still uncertain due to Europe’s sovereign debt crisis and China’s economic slowdown, the ministry said in a statement today. Price pressures are persistent amid elevated oil prices and inflation expectations, it said.
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