|Title||The Index of Services and Retail Sales Index by Province in the Third Quarter of 2017|
◇ (Index of Services by province)
In the third quarter of 2017, the Index of Services recorded a year-on-year increase in all 16 metropolitan cities and
○ Chungnam (4.9%), Gyeonggi (4.5%) and Seoul (4.1%) showed a high year-on-year increase rate owing to the favorable
trend in 'Real estate activities and renting & leasing', 'Financial and insurance activities' and 'Human
health and social work activities'.
○ Gangwon (1.5%) and Ulsan (1.7%) showed a low year-on-year increase rate owing to the slowdown in 'Education' and
'Accommodation and food service activities'.
◇ (Retail Sales Index by province)
In the third quarter of 2017, the Retail Sales Index recorded a year-on-year increase in 15 metropolitan cities and
○ Seoul (4.6%), Jeju (4.5%) and Chungnam (4.5%) showed a high increase rate owing to the rise in 'Large-scale retail
stores' and 'Automobiles and automotive fuel'.
○ Gyeongnam (0.1%) and Ulsan (0.0%) showed a low increase rate or remained the same year-on-year due to the drop in
'Department stores' and 'Large-scale retail stores'.
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