|Title||Regional Economic Trends in the Third Quarter of 2015|
□ In the third quarter of 2015, the Mining and Manufacturing Production Index showed an increase in Jeonnam
and Busan owing to a favourable trend in 'Vessels' and 'Chemical Products'. In the meantime, the Mining
and Manufacturing Production Index showed a decrease in Seoul and Gyeongnam due to a slowdown in
'Electronic Components', 'Vessels' and 'Machinery Equipment'.
□ The Retail Sales Index of Large-Scale Retail Stores showed a rise in Gyeonggi, Chungnam and Chungbuk owing to a
favourable trend in 'Food and Beverages' and 'Clothing'. The Retail Sales Index of Large-Scale Retail Stores showed a
drop in Incheon, Seoul and Jeju due to a slowdown in 'Cosmetics' and 'Footwear and Luggage'.
□ The number of employed persons recorded a downward trend in Busan and Gyeongbuk. In the meantime, the
number of employed persons showed an upward trend in Jeju, Ulsan and Gangwon owing to a favourable
trend in 'Wholesale and Retail Trade', 'Accommodation and Food Service Activities'.
□ In many regions, the Consumer Price Index continued a stable downward trend. In the meantime, Chungbuk and
Jeonbuk showed a drop in the Consumer Price Index.
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