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Technical consumer goods market in Korea declined by - 2.1% in Q1 2019.

GfK TEMAX® results for Korea, Q1 2019

Seoul, May, 2019 – In the fist quarter of 2019, the technical consumer goods(TCG) market declined by -2.1%, compared to the same quarter in 2019. In Q1 2019 there was a large variance in sector growth ranging from -23.2% to + 26.9%. Three out of the seven TCG sectors in Korea reported positive growth, and four other sectors showed negative growth. 

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Korea Q1 2019
Q2 2018 B. EUR Q3 2018 B. EUR Q4 2018 B. EUR Q1 2019 B. EUR Q1 2019 / Q1 2018 / +/- % Q1 2019 B. EUR Q1 2019 / Q1 2018 +/- %
Consumer Electronics (CE) 1 1 1 1 14.5% 1 14.5%
Photography (PH) 0 0 0 0 -2.4% 0 -2.4%
Major Domestic Appliances (MDA) 1 2 2 1 4.6% 1 4.6%
Small Domestic Appliances (SDA) 1 1 1 1 30.1% 1 30.1%
Information Technology (IT) 1 1 1 1 -19.8% 1 -19.8%
Telecommunications (TC) 3 3 3 3 -4.9% 3 -4.9%
Office Equipment & Consumables (OE) 0 0 0 0 -21.3% 0 -21.3%
GfK TEMAX ® South Korea 7 7 8 8 0.3% 8 0.3%

Economic data 2017

Korea
  • 3.1
    GDP growth in %
  • 29,890
    GDP per capita in USD
  • 3.8
    Unemployment rate in %
  • 1.9
    Inflation rate, avg. consumer prices in %
  • 19,837,665
    Number of households
  • N/A
    Purchasing power per household in EUR
Data for GDP, unemployment and inflation rate by World Bank, IMF, ILO, National statistics portals; Data for number of households and purchasing power by GfK GeoMarketing; Updated: 5 May 2018
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