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South Korea December Current Account Surplus $4.82 Billion

South Korea had a current account surplus of $4.82 billion in December, the Bank of Korea said on Friday - down from $5.22 billion in November.

The goods account surplus narrowed to $6.53 billion in December, compared to the $7.92 billion surplus in December 2017.

The services account deficit was $1.95 billion, less than the $3.71 billion deficit one year earlier owing to improvements in the transport and the travel accounts.

For all of 2018, the current account surplus was $76.41 billion.

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