SEOUL Milan Badelj World Cup Jersey , June 5 (Xinhua) -- The South Korean economy grew 0.9 percent in the first quarter, posting the identical figure with the prior quarter, central bank data showed Thursday.
Revised figure for real gross domestic product (GDP) expanded 0. 9 percent in the first quarter from three months earlier, according to the Bank of Korea.
It was the identical figure with the prior quarter and was unchanged from the preliminary reading. The GDP is the broadest measure of economic performance.
Economic activities among manufacturers increased 2.2 percent in the first quarter on a quarterly basis due to the growth in oil product, metal goods and electronic devices.
The construction sector advanced 1.2 percent during the quarter, with the service industry expanding 0.6 percent on the back of solid activities in the health and social welfare sectors.
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On the expenditure front, private consumption edged up 0.2 percent in the quarter, the lowest growth since the first quarter of last year. Facility investment declined 1.9 percent, the first fall in five quarters, on weak demand in the machinery sector.
The already sluggish consumer expenditure was expected to worsen further in the second quarter as consumer sentiment aggravated rapidly after the ferry sinking disaster.
The ferry Sewol capsized and sank off the southwestern coast on April 16, leaving more than 300 people Marko Rog World Cup Jersey , mostly high school students, dead or missing. Deep grief swept over the entire country, leading consumers to refrain from entertainment and travel.
Imports dipped 0.8 percent in the first quarter due to sluggish demand for chemical products and machinery, but exports, which account for around half of the economy, increased 1.5 percent.
Real gross national income (GNI) Marko Pjaca World Cup Jersey , which gauges all income earned by South Koreans both at home and abroad, rose 0.5 percent in the first quarter from three months earlier, the lowest growth in two years.
The quarterly growth rate of the GNI, or an indicator of purchasing power, continued to fall to 1 percent in the fourth quarter of 2013 after peaking at 1.9 percent in the second quarter.
WASHINGTON, July 22 (Xinhua) -- The Federal Bureau of Investigation said on Wednesday that the deceased suspect of shootings at Tennessee military facilities last week acted on his own Mario Mandzukic World Cup Jersey , but it could not determine at this point whether he was radicalized.
RIO DE JANEIRO, Sept. 18 (Xinhua) -- Brazil could choose London as the location for their pre-World Cup training camp next year, according to media reports.
The team's general coordinator, Edu Gaspar, is currently in the British capital to speak with local clubs about the availability of their facilities.
"It's an idea that we have debated internally. We want to optimize our preparation and we think it's important to choose a base before arriving in Russia," Gaspar told the Folha de S.Paulo newspaper.
It is understood Brazil coach Tite wants his squad to stay in London for 10 days before the group travels to its World Cup base in the Black Sea resort city of Sochi.
The report added that Arsenal is a leading candidate to host the Brazil squad given that Gaspar played for the London club in the early 2000s.
Brazil have already qualified for the World Cup Marcelo Brozovic World Cup Jersey , which will be played in 11 Russian cities from June 14 to July 15.
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BEIJING, Sept. 19 (Xinhua) -- A book of anecdotes by President Xi Jinping has sold nearly 1.5 million copies in less than four months.
Another book, "Xi Jinping: The Governance of China," has sold 6.42 million copies in 21 languages in more than 160 countries and regions Luka Modric World Cup Jersey , and is about to mark its third anniversary.
For Zhou Huilin, deputy chief of the State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film and Television (SAPPRFT), such sales show how China has opened a window for readers from home and abroad to understand the country through themed publications.
These publications refer to titles on the theories Lovre Kalinic World Cup Jersey , policies and strategies of the ruling Communist Party of China (CPC), as well as the achievements of socialism with Chinese characteristics and the Chinese dream.
"As China's comprehensive national power rises, more countries and readers are eager to get to know about the world's fastest growing economy, the world's largest political party and the leadership who oversees both," Zhou said. "Introducing good themed-publications is an important channel to boost China's soft power, clearly answer questions for readers worldwide and boost our country's image and influence."
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In May, SAPPRFT outlined 97 major titles for themed publications for 2017, including those involving strict Party governance and major achievements on governance of the country within the past five years.
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