Park May Face Prolonged Korea Growth Underperformance

Park May Face Prolonged Korea Growth Underperformance

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An employee observes operations at the Hyundai Heavy Industries Co. shipyard in Ulsan, South Korea. The yen’s slide against the won is adding to challenges for Park Geun Hye by aiding the Japanese rivals of Korean companies such as Hyundai Motor Co. and Samsung Electronics Co.