South Korea's exports to Middle East up by 17.4% y/y in Jan-May.

By bne IntelliNews July 6, 2010
South Korea's exports to the Middle East region rose by 17.4% y/y to reach USD 10.7bn in the first five months of the current year, news agency Yonhap reported quoting figures of trade ministry. South Korea's imports from the region, on the other hand, surged by 51.7% y/y to reach USD 34bn in the same period. Imports from the Middle East were mainly composed of oil and gas products from Saudi Arabia, Qatar and the UAE.

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