South Korea’s economic growth more than halved to 0.6 percent in the final quarter of 2015 as a decline in construction investment hobbled the ongoing recovery, central bank estimates showed on Tuesday.
Fourth-quarter gross domestic product rose 0.6 percent in seasonally adjusted terms from the third quarter, slowing from a 1.3 percent rise in the September quarter of last year.
This slightly lagged the median forecast of a seasonally adjusted 0.7 percent in a Reuters survey of 20 analysts.
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