International News Archive - June 09, 2009
Producer prices in South Korea declined in May largely due to the strength of the won, the Bank of Korea said Tuesday. Producer prices, which often predict the direction consumer prices will take, fell 1.3 percent in the month compared to May 2008, Yonhap news reported.
- Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
- A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).