Manufacturing and facility investment improved according to the June data. However, consumption and services slowed down, and investment has yet to pick up.
At the meeting, ministers discussed ways to boost exports and promote construction, as well as ways to encourage suppliers to work on R&D.
The economically active population marked 28,480,000 in July 2019, and the number of employed persons totaled 27,383,000.
The amendments to the Financial Investment Services and Capital Market Act, approved on August 13, 2019, stipulate new requirements for professional investors, as well as their role in K-OCT trade.
In July, the export price index decreased 0.2 percent from the previous month, and the import price index increased 0.6 percent.
The three-year Treasury yield dropped in July due to expectations for global monetary easing and rising risk aversion.
Broad money (M2, seasonally adjusted, period-average) increased 0.7 percent in June.