|Title||The Index of Services and Retail Sales Index by Province in the First Quarter of 2017|
◇ (Index of Services by province)
In the first quarter of 2017, the Index of Services recorded a year-on-year increase in all 16 metropolitan cities and
○ Incheon (3.6%), Jeju (3.2%) and Chungnam (2.9%) showed a high year-on-year increase rate owing to the favorable
trend in 'Financial and insurance activities', 'Human health and social work activities' and 'Real estate activities and
renting & leasing'.
○ Ulsan (0.6%), Jeonnam (1.3%) and Jeonbuk (1.5%) showed a low year-on-year increase rate owing to the slowdown in
'Professional, scientific and technical activities', 'Accommodation and food service activities' and 'Transportation'.
◇ (Retail Sales Index by province)
In the first quarter of 2017, the Retail Sales Index recorded a year-on-year increase in 9 metropolitan cities and
provinces including Jeju, Incheon and Chungnam.
○ Jeju (5.7%), Incheon (3.1%) and Chungnam (2.7%) recorded an increase owing to the rise in 'Large-scale retail stores'
and 'Supermarkets and convenience stores'.
○ Ulsan (-1.9%) and Jeonnam (-1.0%) recorded a decrease due to the drop in 'Department stores'
and 'Specialized stores'.
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