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Fitch says S. Korea is likely to show strong growth in medium-term; rating stays at AA-
Updated: 2021-10-21 09:21:07 KST
Fitch is holding South Korea's stable credit rating at Double A Minus.
The ratings agency pointed out, the country showed has significant recovery despite the pandemic and is likely to have strong growth in the medium-term.
At a web seminar Wednesday, a Fitch official said Seoul has had solid exports and the manufacturing sector prospered as global demand for semiconductors and electronic devices soared during the outbreak.
The official added the vaccination drive and firm consumer sentiment will be the driving force.
But he did mention, there could be some risk factors including increasing government debt, an aging population and tensions on the Peninsula..
Reporter : jy_rachel@arirang.com