South Korea's monthly industrial production fell 1.3% in August compared with a previous revised 2.1% from 2.0%, while it came opposing forecasts that referred to an incline by 0.6%. Industrial output climbed 1.2% in August from a year earlier coming after a revised 0.9% from 0.7% and the reading came less than the forecasted 3.1%.

Industrial production manufacturing climbed 1.2% in August compared with a previous revised 1.0% from 0.8%. As for the service industry output, it rose 1.1% from a year earlier after a prior revised 0.9% from 0.8%.