South Korea's economic recovery appears to be picking up steam.
Exports in the first 20 days in November were higher than they were a year ago.
According to the Korea Customs Service, exports from November 1st to the 20th amounted to around 31.3 billion U.S. dollars, up 11.1 percent on year.
The daily average was also up by more than 7-and-a-half percent.
Especially strong were shipments of mobile phones and memory chips.
And by destination, the biggest increases were to the U.S., China and the EU.