S. Korea eyes V-shaped recovery for 2021 - FinMin

Thursday, 31. December 2020 07:59

South Korean Finance Minister Hong Nam-ki (pictured) remarked on Thursday Seoul was planning to enforce the V-shaped recovery of the country's economy, heavily affected by the coronavirus pandemic, in 2021.

"The government will make further efforts to help the country's economy grow 3.2% next year and create 150,000 jobs," he said.

Earlier, Hong unveiled the government's "Korean New Deal," a "national development strategy to overcome the COVID-19 crisis and lead the global economy once the crisis wanes."

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