South Korea Foreign Direct Investment

1980 - 2020 | Monthly | USD mn | The Bank of Korea

South Korea Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) increased by 1.3 USD bn in Sep 2020, compared with a drop of 994.5 USD mn in the previous month. South Korea Foreign Direct Investment: USD mn net flows data is updated monthly, available from Jan 1980 to Sep 2020. The data reached an all-time high of 3.4 USD bn in Dec 2019 and a record low of -1.9 USD bn in Sep 2006. [COVID-19-IMPACT]

In the latest reports of South Korea, Current Account recorded a surplus of 6.4 USD bn in Sep 2020. South Korea Direct Investment Abroad expanded by 4.3 USD bn in Sep 2020. Its Foreign Portfolio Investment increased by 9.1 USD bn in Sep 2020. The country's Nominal GDP was reported at 387.3 USD bn in Jun 2020.

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South Korea Foreign Direct Investment

What was South Korea's Foreign Direct Investment in Sep 2020?

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
1,254.8 Sep 2020 -994.5 Aug 2020 -1,909.2 Sep 2006 3,399.2 Dec 2019 USD mn monthly Jan 1980 - Sep 2020

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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) -3.3 Jun 2020 quarterly Jun 2000 - Jun 2020
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) -8,134.344 Sep 2020 monthly Jul 1999 - Sep 2020
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 18,863.726 Sep 2020 monthly Jan 2000 - Sep 2020
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 13.4 Jun 2020 quarterly Mar 2000 - Jun 2020
National Government Debt (USD mn) 686,391.5 Sep 2020 quarterly Sep 2002 - Sep 2020
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 39.9 Jun 2020 quarterly Sep 2002 - Jun 2020
Forecast: Government Expenditure (KRW bn) 599,692.553 2025 yearly 1995 - 2025
Forecast: Government Net Debt (KRW bn) 1,527,429.242 2025 yearly 1990 - 2025
Forecast: Government Revenue (KRW bn) 539,984.873 2025 yearly 1995 - 2025
National Debt (ND) (KRW bn) 728.800 2019 yearly 1997 - 2019
Central Govt Debt (KRW bn) 800,311.900 Sep 2020 quarterly Sep 2002 - Sep 2020
Central Govt Debt: Short-Term (KRW bn) 213.000 Sep 2020 quarterly Sep 2002 - Sep 2020
Central Govt Debt: Medium & Long Term (KRW bn) 799,962.400 Sep 2020 quarterly Sep 2002 - Sep 2020
Central Govt Debt: Domestic (KRW bn) 755,470.200 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2002 - Sep 2020
Central Govt Debt: Foreign (KRW bn) 8,613.200 Sep 2020 quarterly Dec 2002 - Sep 2020
Public Sector Debt (KRW bn) 1,132,600.000 2019 yearly 2011 - 2019

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