South Korean Industrial Output Down To 6.7% In February

South Korea's industrial output growth fell from 12.2% in January to a seasonally adjusted 6.7% year-on-year in February, officials said March 29.

Month-on-month, the February industrial output fell a seasonally adjusted 4.4%, down from a 6% growth in January.

Inventories rose by 2.4% year-on-year last month after a 0.1% fall a month earlier. Factories operated at 80.7% of capacity in February, compared to 83.5% in January.

Copyright Agence France-Presse, 2006

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