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Korea rises to No.6 exporter

South Korea was the sixth-largest exporting nation accounting for 3.1 percent of total world exports in 2014, data showed Monday. According to a special edition published by Statistics Korea to celebrate the 70th anniversary of Liberation Day, Korea’s exports increased from $25 million in 1956 to $572.7 billion in 2014. The nation recently overtook France in export volume, but continued to lag behind China, the U.S., Germany, Japan and the Netherlands. Korea ranked eighth in trade volume — both exports and imports [...]