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Korea Export Drop Spells Another Gloomy Month for Global Economy

  • Shipments to both China and U.S. plunge as trade war continues
  • Chips, Korea’s top exports, show continuing signs of slump
Operations At Busan Port As U.S. Requests Japan And South Korea to Reach Standstill Agreement in Trade Spat
Photographer: SeongJoon Cho/Bloomberg
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South Korea’s exports -- a bellwether for global trade -- are poised for an 11th monthly decline as China’s economy slows and tech demand struggles to rebound.