The Korean trade balance surplus has narrowed to $2746 million in May, compared with a previous surplus $5823 million in April, while the expectations referred to $4528 million.

Moreover, the South Korea's exports annual reading inclined by 23.5% to $48009 million in May, while the actual reading came higher than a previous reading which identified of $49773 million a year earlier, while the analysts' expectations estimated export will rise by 27.7%.

Further the South Korea's imports annual reading rose 29.9% to $45262 million during May, compared with a previous increased by 23.7% that identified of $43951 million from a year earlier, while the analyst's forecasts referred to 29.0%.