And on the country′s fiscal front…
Korea′s finance minister Choi Kyung－hwan says a decision will soon be reached on whether
to draw up a supplementary budget to address the country′s economic woes.
Speaking to lawmakers at the National Assembly today，… the minister said a final decision
will be made by the end of June，… after analyzing economic conditions.
There have been mounting calls to pump more money into the sluggish economy… which is
suffering even more in the face of the MERS outbreak.
Choi added that while the economic impact of the outbreak has been minimal until now，…
it could pose a major threat if it continues