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Card Spending Up 6.3 pct On-year During Nationwide Shopping Festival in Nov.

Card Spending Up 6.3 pct On-year During Nationwide Shopping Festival in Nov.

SEOUL, Nov. 20 (Korea Bizwire) — Card spending made during a massive nationwide annual shopping festival earlier this month rose 6.3 percent from a year earlier, the trade ministry said Friday, amid the new coronavirus outbreak. Card spending amounted to 37.4 trillion won (US$33.5 billion) in the Nov. 1-15 period, when the country held the [...]

Online Credit Card Spending Jumps 22 pct on Virus in March

Online Credit Card Spending Jumps 22 pct on Virus in March

SEOUL, April 10 (Korea Bizwire) — Online credit card spending in South Korea soared more than 22 percent in March, as consumers avoided going out due to the spread of the novel coronavirus, data showed Friday. Online credit card purchases approved by the country’s eight card firms — Shinhan, Samsung, KB Kookmin, Hyundai, BC, Lotte, [...]