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South Korea GDP growth slows to 0.7% on COVID consumption slump

Yoon Suk-yeol will come in as president of Asia's 4th-largest economy next month

A man walks past a fresh seafood stall in a street market in Seoul on April 4.   © AFP/Jiji

SEOUL -- South Korea's economy grew 0.7% in the January-March quarter, slower than the 1.2% expansion in the final three months of 2021.

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