South Korean manufacturers optimistic about future

Help

South Korea's industrial production rose by a more-than-expected 3.3% in January from the previous month.

The jump comes amid concerns that the eurozone crisis may hurt demand for Korean exports and dent growth of Asia's fourth-largest economy.

The BBC's Seoul correspondent Lucy Williamson says the mood among the country's leading manufacturers is upbeat.

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.