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Economy

Boxes, barrels and problems pile up at South Korea's biggest port

Busan's economy was struggling even before the coronavirus outbreak

BUSAN, South Korea -- At a factory on the western edge of Busan, Lee Sun-do's worries are literally piling up.

In an outdoor storage lot, stacks of barrels containing industrial lubricants wait to be loaded onto trucks, driven to the South Korean city's massive international port and shipped overseas.

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