Korea′s exports in the information, communications
and technology sector… hit an 11-month high in September… on the back of strong sales
of display panels, computer devices and tablet PCs.
Government data shows… last month′s outbound shipments of ICT products standing at 15-point-4
billion U.S. dollars… up nine-percent from a year earlier.
This also means… the sector recorded a trade surplus of 7-point-8 billion dollars in September.
In particular, exports of semiconductors hit an all-time high… at nearly 6 billion dollars.
Korea′s handset exports were down five percent, however,… with the launch of Apple′s latest
iPhone-6 models… and the continued rise of Chinese manufacturers, like Xiaomi.