|Title||Regional Economic Trends in the First Quarter of 2013|
□ The Mining and Manufacturing Production Index showed a relatively sharp decline in Gyeongbuk, Jeonnam and
Seoul due to a slowdown in 'Electronic Components, Computer, Radio, Television and Communication Equipment',
'Wearing Apparel, Clothing Accessories and Fur Articles' and 'Other Transport Equipment'.
□ The Retail Sales Index of Large-Scale Retail Stores showed a downward trend in the nation. In most regions including
Gyeongbuk, Jeonbuk and Gyeongnam, the Retail Sales Index of Large-Scale Retail Stores marked a drop.
□ The number of employed persons recorded a relatively sharp increase in Chungnam, Gangwon and Jeonbuk owing
to the rise in 'Manufacturing' and 'Agriculture, Forestry & Fishing'.
□ The increasing trend of the Consumer Price Index slowed down. In most regions the Consumer Price Index showed
a steadily downward trend.
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