The Korean economy released the trade balance surplus narrowed to $2846 million in the month of February, compared with a previous surplus of $2962 million in January, which was revised to $2915 million, while the expectations referred to $1839 million.

Moreover, the South Korea's exports annual reading declined to 17.9% from the revised 45.4% in a month earlier, which reached to $38959 million in February, while the actual reading came lower than a previous reading which identified of $44888 million a year earlier that revised to $44679 million, while the analysts' expectations estimated of 17.4%.

Also the South Korea's imports annual reading rose 16.3% from the revised 32.4%, where the nation's imports increased to $36113 million in February, compared with a previous of $41629 million from a year earlier that revised to $41764 million, while the analyst's forecasts referred to 17.3%.