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South Korea exports to U.S., EU and China gain in July

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's exports to major trading partners including China, the European Union and the United States rose in July from a year earlier, government data showed on Tuesday.

The trade ministry data showed exports in July to China and the EU rose by 6.6 percent and 10.2 percent on-year, respectively, while shipments to the U.S. increased 7.0 percent.

Shipments to India surged 79.2 percent on-year, thanks to robust demand for South Korean mobile phones and steel products.

(Reporting by Cynthia Kim; Editing by Shri Navaratnam)