TABLE-South Korea June exports fall 0.9 pct yr/yr
SEOUL, July 1 (Reuters) - Following are South Korea's preliminary export and import figures for June, released by the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy on Monday (rounded):
JUN *MAY Balance ($ billion) 5.5 5.9 Exports ($ billion) 46.7 48.4 (pct growth vs yr ago) -0.9 +3.2 Imports ($ billion) 41.2 42.5 (pct growth vs yr ago) -1.8 -4.6 * Revised figures released on June 14
NOTES: - Reuters poll: Exports were seen down 2.1 percent in June over a year earlier while imports were seen down 1.2 percent.
- The average export value per working day stood at $2.17 billion in June, compared with a revised $2.10 billion in May, Thomson Reuters calculations show. - China is South Korea's largest export market, taking about one-quarter of shipments, followed by the United States and the European Union. - By product, electronics goods account for just over one-fifth of the country's total exports, followed by automobiles and industrial machinery.
(Reporting by Se Young Lee; Editing by Shri Navaratnam and Choonsik Yoo)