|Title||The Index of Services and Retail Sales Index by Province in the Second Quarter of 2017|
◇ (Index of Services by province)
In the second quarter of 2017, the Index of Services recorded a year-on-year increase in all 16 metropolitan cities and
○ Chungnam (3.6%), Chungbuk (3.2%) and Gyeonggi (3.1%) showed a high year-on-year increase rate owing to the
favorable trend in 'Human health and social work activities', 'Financial and insurance activities' and
'Real estate activities and renting & leasing'.
○ Ulsan (0.5%), Daejeon (0.9%) and Gangwon (1.0%) showed a low year-on-year increase rate owing to the slowdown in
'Professional, scientific and technical activities', 'Accommodation and food service activities' and
'Wholesale and retail trade'.
◇ (Retail Sales Index by province)
In the second quarter of 2017, the Retail Sales Index recorded a year-on-year increase in 5 metropolitan cities and
provinces including Chungnam, Daegu and Seoul.
○ Chungnam (2.0%), Daegu (1.7%) and Seoul (1.2%) recorded an increase owing to the rise in 'Specialized stores' and
'Supermarkets and convenience stores'.
○ Jeju (-3.2%) and Ulsan (-2.1%) recorded a decrease due to the drop in 'Large-scale retail stores' and 'Department
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