|Title||The Index of Services and Retail Sales Index by Province in the Fourth Quarter of 2017 and in 2017|
◇ (Index of Services by province)
In the fourth quarter of 2017, the Index of Services recorded a year-on-year increase in 14 metropolitan cities and
○ Jeju (2.7%), Seoul (2.4%) and Chungnam (2.0%) showed an increase owing to the favorable trend in 'Financial and
insurance activities', 'Real estate activities and renting & leasing' and 'Human health and social work activities'.
○ Ulsan (-0.4%) and Gyeongnam (-0.1%) showed a decrease owing to the slowdown in 'Wholesale and retail trade',
'Professional, scientific and technical activities' and 'Membership organizations, repair and other personal services'.
◇ (Retail Sales Index by province)
In the fourth quarter of 2017, the Retail Sales Index recorded a year-on-year increase in 9 metropolitan cities and
○ Seoul (4.0%), Chungnam (2.2%) and Jeju (2.0%) showed an increase owing to the rise in 'Large-scale retail stores'
and 'Supermarkets and convenience stores'.
○ Gyeongnam (-2.1%), Ulsan (-1.9%) and Jeonbuk (-1.3%) showed a drop due to the decrease in 'Automobiles and
automotive fuel' and 'Specialized stores'.
※ For more information, refer to the attached file.