|Title||Regional Economic Trends in the First Quarter 2016|
□ In the first quarter of 2016, the Mining and Manufacturing Production Index showed an increase in Jeonnam and Seoul
due to a favourable trend in 'Vessels' and 'Electronic Components'. In the meantime, the Mining and Manufacturing
Production Index showed a decrease in Gangwon and Jeju owing to a slowdown in 'Basic Metal Products' and 'Food and
○ The Index of Services showed a relatively high increase rate in Jeju, Gangwon and Chungbuk owing to a favourable
trend in 'Financial and Insurance Activities', 'Human Health and Social Work Activities' and 'Wholesale and
□ The Retail Sales Index showed a relatively high increase rate in Jeju and Chungnam owing to a favourable trend in
'Large-scale Retail Stores' and 'Automobiles and Automotive Fuel'.
□ The number of employed persons recorded a relatively high increase rate in Jeju, Incheon and Ulsan owing to a
favourable trend in 'Wholesale and Retail Trade' and 'Construction'.
□ The Consumer Price Index went up slightly in Seoul, Gyeonggi and Gyeongnam due to a rise of 'Food and Non-alcoholic
Beverages' and 'Accommodation and Food Service Activities'.
※ For more information, refer to the attached file.