|Title||Regional Economic Trends in the First Quarter of 2012|
□ In the first quarter of 2012, the Mining and Manufacturing Production Index showed a highly increasing trend in Ulsan and Daejeon compared to the first quarter of 2011 due to a brisk production of 'Motor Vehicles' and 'Electronic Components, Computer, Radio, Television and Communication Equipment'.
□ In the first quarter of 2012, employment showed an increase in Incheon, Busan and Gwangju compared to the first quarter of 2011 owing to the rise in the number of employed persons in 'Business and Personal Service' and 'Manufacturing'.
□ The increasing trend of the Consumer Price Index slowed down from 4.0 percent in the fourth quarter of 2011 to 3.0 percent in the first quarter of 2012.
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