SOUTH KOREA: Clothes Spending Takes A Dip In 2001
South Koreans spent an average 250,000 won ($190) on seven sets of clothing in 2001, down 1.6 per cent year-on-year, the Korea Federation of Textile Industries (KOFOTI) revealed on Monday.
According to a national survey, around 10 per cent of that total was spent on underwear and lingerie, with the rest used to buy general clothing such as shirts, socks, T-shirts and jumpers.
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