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South Korea Trade Balance

1957 - 2017 | monthly | USD mn | CEIC Generated

Korea's Trade Balance recorded a surplus of 13.5 USD bn in Sep 2017, compared with a surplus of 6.6 USD bn in the previous month. Korea's Trade Balance data is updated monthly, available from Jan 1957 to Sep 2017, with an averaged value of -27.0 USD mn. The data reached an all-time high of 13.5 USD bn in Sep 2017 and a record low of -4.0 USD bn in Jan 2008. CEIC extends history for monthly Trade Balance. Korea Customs Service provides Trade Balance in USD. Trade Balance prior to January 1966 is sourced from the International Monetary Fund.

In the latest reports, Korea's Total Exports reached 55.1 USD bn in Sep 2017, an increase of 35.0 % year on year. Total Imports recorded 41.7 USD bn in Sep 2017, an increase of 22.6 % year on year.

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What was South Korea's Trade Balance in Sep 2017?

Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range

13,459.4

Sep 2017

6,597.8

Aug 2017

-4,043.5

Jan 2008

13,459.4

Sep 2017

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1957 - Sep 2017

Updated on Oct 2017

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More Countries for Trade Balance

Country Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
United States

-63,319.0

Aug 2017

-63,822.0

Jul 2017

-76,025.0

Jul 2008

-3,668.5

Feb 1992

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1986 - Aug 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Canada

-2,707.3

Aug 2017

-2,350.4

Jul 2017

-3,247.4

Sep 2016

6,351.1

Oct 2005

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1988 - Aug 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
France

-5,332.4

Aug 2017

-6,746.2

Jul 2017

-10,305.6

Apr 2011

1,636.9

Dec 2003

USD mn

monthly

Jan 2000 - Aug 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Germany

25,527.9

Aug 2017

22,276.0

Jul 2017

-443.5

May 1991

28,053.9

Jul 2014

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1957 - Aug 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Italy

4,222.0

Aug 2017

3,712.7

Jul 2017

-5,829.5

Mar 2011

6,079.4

Dec 2014

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1993 - Aug 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Japan

2,169.6

Sep 2017

2,807.1

Aug 2017

-17,604.3

Mar 2014

11,294.8

Feb 2004

USD mn

monthly

Apr 1995 - Sep 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
United Kingdom

-20,128.0

Aug 2017

-12,034.6

Jul 2017

-27,022.9

Sep 2012

3,491.1

May 2013

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1957 - Aug 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Austria

-397.4

Jul 2017

-195.3

Jun 2017

-1,799.4

Aug 2011

724.8

Nov 2014

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1957 - Jul 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Belgium

-2,743.5

Aug 2017

378.4

Jul 2017

-3,279.1

Aug 2011

1,685.6

Jul 1997

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1995 - Aug 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Denmark

693.5

Aug 2017

568.1

Jul 2017

-110.0

May 1998

1,903.3

Jan 2011

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1997 - Aug 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Estonia

-136.1

Aug 2017

-219.7

Jul 2017

-475.6

Apr 2007

22.6

Feb 2010

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1993 - Aug 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Ireland

4,251.6

Aug 2017

4,704.8

Jul 2017

-360.7

Jun 1979

5,708.1

Aug 2012

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1970 - Aug 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Lithuania

-221.0

Aug 2017

-248.7

Jul 2017

-776.0

Jan 2008

-4.8

Nov 2012

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1999 - Aug 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Argentina

-832.0

Aug 2017

-912.0

Jul 2017

-1,123.0

Feb 2014

2,129.0

Jan 2008

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1991 - Aug 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Luxembourg

-522.5

Jul 2017

-578.0

Jun 2017

-1,399.3

Oct 2011

-31.8

May 1989

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1988 - Jul 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Malta

-208.7

Aug 2017

-313.7

Jul 2017

-627.9

Feb 2016

-3.5

Sep 1986

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1960 - Aug 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Bolivia

-98.4

Aug 2017

-24.7

Jul 2017

-364.3

Dec 2015

530.5

Sep 2012

USD mn

monthly

Oct 1994 - Aug 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Brazil

5,178.0

Sep 2017

5,595.5

Aug 2017

-4,066.7

Jan 2014

7,661.0

May 2017

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1959 - Sep 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Chile

713.9

Sep 2017

597.2

Aug 2017

-1,384.7

Oct 2008

2,968.7

Apr 2007

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1964 - Sep 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Portugal

-1,554.2

Aug 2017

-1,227.9

Jul 2017

-3,507.9

Apr 2008

4.5

Jan 1974

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1957 - Aug 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Colombia

-1,119.6

Aug 2017

-669.6

Jul 2017

-1,968.1

Jan 2015

808.6

Dec 2011

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1958 - Aug 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Spain

-3,225.8

Jul 2017

-1,770.6

Jun 2017

-15,349.8

Mar 2008

-202.9

Mar 2013

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1985 - Jul 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Panama

-1,068.9

Aug 2017

-968.1

Jul 2017

-1,274.3

Oct 2014

-1.0

Apr 1988

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1964 - Aug 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Sweden

-668.0

Aug 2017

-228.6

Jul 2017

-1,192.5

Aug 2016

2,791.0

Mar 2006

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1957 - Aug 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Paraguay

-271.8

Sep 2017

-324.0

Aug 2017

-463.0

Dec 2014

198.3

Apr 2014

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1994 - Sep 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Uruguay

-41.3

Aug 2017

121.7

Jul 2017

-485.1

Jan 2014

173.1

Jun 2013

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1957 - Aug 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Venezuela

-3,437.1

Oct 2014

-4,228.3

Sep 2014

-5,319.9

Nov 2012

-60.7

Apr 2003

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1994 - Oct 2014

Updated on Sep 2016
Algeria

-1,217.0

Jun 2017

-1,220.0

May 2017

-2,141.0

Dec 2014

7,336.0

Aug 2008

USD mn

monthly

Jan 2000 - Jun 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Australia

782.8

Aug 2017

630.8

Jul 2017

-3,726.0

Nov 2012

3,214.6

Dec 2016

USD mn

monthly

Jul 1971 - Aug 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Bangladesh

-1,129.1

Jul 2017

-953.1

Jun 2017

-1,538.9

Jan 2012

14.6

Mar 1987

USD mn

monthly

Jul 1986 - Jul 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Brunei

253.1

Jul 2017

145.8

Jun 2017

25.0

Jul 2015

991.7

Feb 2012

USD mn

monthly

Jan 2003 - Jul 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Cambodia

-529.9

Jun 2017

-773.4

May 2017

-773.4

May 2017

227.3

Jun 2010

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1981 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
China

28,467.0

Sep 2017

41,919.3

Aug 2017

-31,483.3

Feb 2012

63,286.8

Jan 2016

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1981 - Sep 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Botswana

112.3

Jun 2017

109.2

May 2017

-865.0

Jul 2012

370.5

May 2016

USD mn

monthly

Jan 2001 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Hong Kong

-4,542.0

Aug 2017

-3,790.6

Jul 2017

-7,641.5

Dec 2014

931.9

Jan 2009

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1957 - Aug 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
India

-8,984.3

Sep 2017

-11,644.0

Aug 2017

-20,210.9

Oct 2012

258.9

Mar 1977

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1957 - Sep 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Indonesia

1,760.9

Sep 2017

1,719.9

Aug 2017

-2,329.1

Jul 2013

3,683.2

Dec 2010

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1960 - Sep 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
South Korea

13,459.4

Sep 2017

6,597.8

Aug 2017

-4,043.5

Jan 2008

13,459.4

Sep 2017

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1957 - Sep 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Malawi

-89.8

Aug 2016

-76.8

Mar 2016

-212.7

Jun 2014

61.4

Sep 1996

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1964 - Aug 2016

Updated on Aug 2017
Malaysia

2,060.7

Aug 2017

3,205.9

Jul 2017

-680.5

Feb 1997

4,845.8

May 2008

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1990 - Aug 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Laos

-207.9

Jun 2017

-152.5

Mar 2017

-734.7

Mar 2015

31.7

Dec 2011

USD mn

quarterly

Dec 1992 - Jun 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Macau

-686.4

Aug 2017

-622.0

Jul 2017

-1,002.7

Dec 2014

79.0

Jul 2000

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1998 - Aug 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Nepal

-688.1

Aug 2017

-862.9

Jul 2017

-871.8

Apr 2017

1.7

Aug 1975

USD mn

monthly

Aug 1974 - Aug 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
New Zealand

-901.7

Aug 2017

72.3

Jul 2017

-1,105.4

Sep 2014

913.8

Apr 2011

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1957 - Aug 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Singapore

3,772.1

Sep 2017

4,298.1

Aug 2017

-1,262.0

Oct 1993

6,160.4

Mar 2015

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1976 - Sep 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Taiwan

6,109.4

Sep 2017

4,933.1

Aug 2017

-272.1

Mar 2008

6,527.7

Feb 2015

USD mn

monthly

Jan 2008 - Sep 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Vietnam

1,101.3

Sep 2017

1,585.9

Aug 2017

-2,850.0

May 2008

1,950.0

Sep 2003

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1996 - Sep 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Albania

-259.8

Sep 2017

-275.7

Aug 2017

-397.3

Dec 2008

-38.6

Feb 1999

USD mn

monthly

Oct 1998 - Sep 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Armenia

-217.5

Sep 2017

-126.5

Aug 2017

-391.5

Dec 2008

-21.9

Dec 2001

USD mn

monthly

Nov 1995 - Sep 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Azerbaijan

139.5

Aug 2017

-74.6

Jul 2017

-473.6

Jan 2005

16,372.3

Jul 2008

USD mn

monthly

Jan 2000 - Aug 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Belarus

-12.3

Aug 2017

77.6

Jul 2017

-1,264.7

Nov 2010

688.5

Mar 2012

USD mn

monthly

Jan 2000 - Aug 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Georgia

-427.3

Sep 2017

-468.8

Aug 2017

-630.8

Dec 2014

-6.3

Apr 1995

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1995 - Sep 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Kazakhstan

920.8

Aug 2017

1,362.5

Jul 2017

-212.7

Nov 1998

5,885.5

Aug 2011

USD mn

monthly

Sep 1995 - Aug 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Moldova

-221.7

Aug 2017

-205.2

Jul 2017

-350.2

Dec 2013

-23.2

Jan 2004

USD mn

monthly

Jan 2004 - Aug 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Mongolia

104.0

Sep 2017

164.5

Aug 2017

-369.7

Jul 2012

361.6

Dec 2016

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1999 - Sep 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Mauritius

-227.5

Jul 2017

-211.7

Jun 2017

-329.9

Nov 2012

-83.6

Feb 2007

USD mn

monthly

Jan 2006 - Jul 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Montenegro

-188.0

Aug 2017

-215.2

Jul 2017

-350.5

Jul 2008

-12.6

Feb 2005

USD mn

monthly

Jan 2005 - Aug 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Russia

7,963.9

Aug 2017

5,115.9

Jul 2017

1,164.8

Feb 1998

21,938.7

Dec 2011

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1998 - Aug 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Serbia

-407.5

Aug 2017

-403.3

Jul 2017

-1,232.0

Dec 2004

-161.0

Aug 2001

USD mn

monthly

Jan 2001 - Aug 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Tajikistan

77.1

Sep 2017

-183.5

Aug 2017

-477.0

May 2014

77.1

Sep 2017

USD mn

monthly

Jan 2000 - Sep 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Turkey

-5,675.9

Aug 2017

-7,569.8

Jul 2017

-10,134.6

Sep 2011

-453.8

May 2001

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1997 - Aug 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Morocco

-1,600.8

Aug 2017

-1,795.7

Jul 2017

-2,655.4

May 2012

15.2

Dec 1964

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1957 - Aug 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Nigeria

492.5

Jun 2017

798.4

May 2017

-3,934.8

Mar 2011

14,402.0

Oct 2011

USD mn

monthly

Jan 2003 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Oman

97.3

Mar 2017

885.0

Feb 2017

-64.8

Dec 2015

2,533.9

Sep 2014

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1975 - Mar 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Qatar

9,119.0

Jun 2017

8,777.2

Mar 2017

-211.5

Sep 1998

29,536.3

Mar 2013

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1998 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Saudi Arabia

43,409.9

2016

28,874.7

2015

308.7

1957

233,112.2

2011

USD mn

yearly

1957 - 2016

Updated on 2017
South Africa

449.5

Aug 2017

709.5

Jul 2017

-2,207.1

Oct 2007

2,192.5

Dec 2010

USD mn

monthly

Oct 2004 - Aug 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Sudan

-157.9

Jun 2017

-233.0

May 2017

-987.6

Dec 2012

704.2

May 2011

USD mn

monthly

Jan 2003 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Syria

-5,310.9

2016

-5,940.4

2015

-7,386.7

2014

3,257.9

1997

USD mn

yearly

1950 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Yemen

-611.3

Jun 2017

-558.1

May 2017

-1,270.7

May 2014

430.0

Jan 2006

USD mn

monthly

Jun 1990 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
United Arab Emirates

-12,149.4

Mar 2017

-11,096.6

Feb 2017

-14,074.2

Nov 2014

-7,439.0

Sep 2009

USD mn

monthly

Jan 2009 - Mar 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Egypt

-3,497.0

Jul 2017

-1,817.9

Jun 2017

-5,056.1

Aug 2014

180.9

Sep 1980

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1957 - Jul 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Ivory Coast

68.1

Jun 2017

473.3

May 2017

-456.6

Dec 2014

901.3

May 2011

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1981 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
European Union

1,209.1

Aug 2017

4,735.3

Jul 2017

-48,907.6

Jul 2008

17,191.8

May 2013

USD mn

monthly

Jan 2002 - Aug 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Kenya

-991.0

Aug 2017

-1,084.5

Jul 2017

-1,344.8

Sep 2014

74.5

Oct 1992

USD mn

monthly

Oct 1992 - Aug 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Kosovo

-312.7

Aug 2017

-273.2

Jul 2017

-312.7

Aug 2017

-49.9

Jan 2003

USD mn

monthly

Jan 2003 - Aug 2017

Updated on Oct 2017

More Indicators for South Korea

Indicator Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Government Debt: % of GDP

36.1

2016

35.6

2015

16.6

2002

36.1

2016

%

yearly

2002 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Business Confidence: Net Balance

-21.0

Oct 2017

-17.0

Sep 2017

-34.0

Mar 2016

5.0

May 2010

% Point

monthly

Sep 2009 - Oct 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Total Imports Growth

22.6

Sep 2017

15.3

Aug 2017

-43.9

Jul 1998

115.6

Feb 1974

%

monthly

Jan 1967 - Sep 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Money Supply M2

2,188,729.80

Jul 2017

2,172,903.15

Jun 2017

1,937.35

Jan 1970

2,188,729.80

Jul 2017

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1970 - Jul 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Forecast: Government Revenue

496,015.43

2022

473,038.27

2021

70,862.00

1995

496,015.43

2022

KRW bn

yearly

1995 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Motor Vehicle Production

4,228,509.00

Dec 2016

2,195,843.00

Jun 2016

2,195,843.00

Jun 2016

4,657,094.00

Dec 2011

Unit

semiannually

Dec 2001 - Dec 2016

Updated on Mar 2017
Real GDP Growth

2.7

Jun 2017

3.0

Mar 2017

-7.4

Jun 1998

19.6

Dec 1969

%

quarterly

Mar 1961 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Labour Productivity Growth

1.29

Jun 2017

1.45

Mar 2017

-1.87

Dec 2008

16.36

Mar 1984

%

quarterly

Sep 1983 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Domestic Credit Growth

4.8

Aug 2017

5.2

Jul 2017

-0.5

Feb 2010

22.3

Nov 2008

%

monthly

Dec 2002 - Aug 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Market Capitalization: % of GDP

92.2

2016

92.3

2015

14.7

1997

100.8

2007

%

yearly

1997 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Total Imports

41,667.7

Sep 2017

40,479.4

Aug 2017

38.6

Jan 1966

45,873.3

Apr 2014

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1966 - Sep 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
CPI: Food and Non Alcoholic Beverage Change

3.30

Sep 2017

7.35

Aug 2017

-4.50

Feb 1987

15.62

Mar 1988

%

monthly

Jan 1986 - Sep 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Forecast: Nominal GDP Per Capita

34,832.15

2022

33,582.83

2021

1,710.79

1980

34,832.15

2022

USD

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product

1,941.75

2016

608.73

2015

0.97

1999

21,263.90

2010

USD th

yearly

1996 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Public Consumption: % of GDP

15.5

Jun 2017

14.9

Mar 2017

7.2

Dec 1964

19.2

Mar 1960

%

quarterly

Mar 1960 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Retail Sales Growth

0.7

Aug 2017

3.4

Jul 2017

-17.6

Jul 1998

18.6

May 2000

%

monthly

Jan 1996 - Aug 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Equity Market Index

2,394.5

Sep 2017

2,363.2

Aug 2017

93.7

Jan 1976

2,402.7

Jul 2017

04Jan1980=100

monthly

Jan 1976 - Sep 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Domestic Credit

2,417,875.8

Aug 2017

2,404,806.6

Jul 2017

676,007.4

Jan 2002

2,417,875.8

Aug 2017

USD mn

monthly

Dec 2001 - Aug 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Non Performing Loans Ratio

1.0

Mar 2017

1.1

Dec 2016

0.6

Jun 2008

3.5

Jun 2001

%

quarterly

Jun 2001 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jul 2017
Visitor Arrivals

1,081,068

Aug 2017

987,655

Jul 2017

29,798

Jan 1975

1,681,578

Jul 2016

Person

monthly

Jan 1975 - Aug 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Core CPI Change

1.59

Sep 2017

1.75

Aug 2017

-0.35

May 1999

30.47

Dec 1980

%

monthly

Jan 1976 - Sep 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Forecast: Government Expenditure

470,993.18

2022

448,880.43

2021

61,095.00

1995

470,993.18

2022

KRW bn

yearly

1995 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Motor Vehicle Sales: Commercial Cars

289,228.00

Dec 2016

154,423.00

Jun 2016

146,714.00

Jun 2012

302,034.00

Dec 2014

Unit

semiannually

Dec 2005 - Dec 2016

Updated on Mar 2017
Gold Production

300.00

2015

267.00

2014

10.00

2000

25,730.00

1999

kg

yearly

1990 - 2015

Updated on 2017
Population

51.2

2016

51.0

2015

20.7

1956

51.2

2016

Person mn

yearly

1956 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Capital Adequacy Ratio

15.4

Jun 2017

15.1

Mar 2017

10.5

Mar 2001

15.4

Jun 2017

%

quarterly

Jun 1999 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Household Debt: % of GDP

95.6

2016

91.0

2015

66.6

2004

95.6

2016

%

yearly

2002 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Short Term Interest Rate

1.37

Sep 2017

1.35

Aug 2017

1.27

Jul 2016

5.87

Oct 2008

% pa

monthly

Jul 2004 - Sep 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Gold Reserves

4,794.75

Aug 2017

4,794.75

Jul 2017

1.30

Feb 1957

4,794.75

Aug 2017

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1957 - Aug 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Forecast: Government Net Debt

881,421.53

2022

828,722.51

2021

26,432.99

1990

881,421.53

2022

KRW bn

yearly

1990 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Motor Vehicle Sales: Passenger Cars

1,533,813.00

Dec 2016

814,617.00

Jun 2016

638,244.00

Jun 2013

1,533,813.00

Dec 2016

Unit

semiannually

Dec 2005 - Dec 2016

Updated on Mar 2017
GDP Deflator Growth

2.3

Jun 2017

2.0

Mar 2017

-4.5

Mar 1999

38.8

Jun 1964

%

quarterly

Mar 1961 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Unemployment Rate

3.70

Sep 2017

3.80

Aug 2017

3.00

Sep 2013

7.10

Jun 1999

%

monthly

Jun 1999 - Sep 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Direct Investment Abroad

2,986.7

Aug 2017

740.8

Jul 2017

-59.8

Aug 2001

6,660.2

Oct 2010

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1980 - Aug 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Long Term Interest Rate

2.38

Sep 2017

2.26

Aug 2017

1.39

Jul 2016

7.25

Mar 2002

% pa

monthly

Jul 2001 - Sep 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Total Exports

55,127.0

Sep 2017

47,077.2

Aug 2017

14.8

Jan 1966

55,127.0

Sep 2017

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1966 - Sep 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Bank Lending Rate

3.43

Aug 2017

3.45

Jul 2017

3.23

Aug 2016

17.01

Jan 1998

% pa

monthly

Jan 1996 - Aug 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Consumer Confidence: Net Balance

7.7

Sep 2017

9.9

Aug 2017

-29.8

Dec 2008

20.8

Oct 2009

% Point

monthly

Jul 2008 - Sep 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
External Debt: % of GDP

27.0

2016

28.6

2015

17.8

1994

40.6

1998

%

yearly

1994 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Producer Price Index Growth

3.2

Aug 2017

3.0

Jul 2017

-41.4

Mar 1921

10,656.3

Jun 1946

%

monthly

Jul 1911 - Aug 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Tax Revenue

209,118.69

2016

192,700.35

2015

37,877.20

1990

209,118.69

2016

USD mn

yearly

1990 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Forecast: GDP PPP Per Capita

49,772.16

2022

47,499.08

2021

2,183.96

1980

49,772.16

2022

Intl $

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Natural Gas: Consumption

4.39

2016

4.22

2015

0.01

1986

5.08

2013

Cub ft/Day bn

yearly

1986 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Crude Steel Production

68,567.48

2016

69,670.00

2015

300.00

1967

71,543.00

2014

Tonne th

yearly

1967 - 2016

Updated on 2017
House Prices Growth

1.5

Sep 2017

1.5

Aug 2017

-13.1

Nov 1998

21.9

Aug 1988

%

monthly

Jan 1987 - Sep 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Consumer Confidence Growth

5.9

Sep 2017

8.0

Aug 2017

-14.4

Jan 2012

44.7

Dec 2009

% Point

monthly

Jul 2009 - Sep 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Exchange Rate against USD

1,131.599

Sep 2017

1,130.270

Aug 2017

50.000

Jan 1960

1,707.300

Jan 1998

KRW/USD

monthly

Jan 1957 - Sep 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Foreign Exchange Reserves

374,836.2

Sep 2017

374,970.9

Aug 2017

522.3

Apr 1972

374,970.9

Aug 2017

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1971 - Sep 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Visitor Arrivals Growth

-34.1

Aug 2017

-41.3

Jul 2017

-54.1

Jul 2015

175.3

Jul 2016

%

monthly

Jan 1976 - Aug 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Non-Performing Loans

15,237.60

Mar 2017

15,824.69

Dec 2016

6,876.80

Jun 2008

20,347.68

Sep 2016

USD mn

quarterly

Jun 2001 - Mar 2017

Updated on Jul 2017
Forecast: Real GDP Growth

3.07

2022

3.08

2021

-5.47

1998

13.24

1983

%

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Silver Production

4.00

2014

3.90

2013

0.00

2000

339.00

1998

Metric Ton

yearly

1986 - 2014

Updated on 2016
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP

1.0

2016

-0.0

2015

-4.5

1972

3.6

2007

%

yearly

1970 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Consumer Price Index CPI Growth

2.1

Sep 2017

2.6

Aug 2017

-12.0

Apr 1958

122.1

Oct 1952

%

monthly

Aug 1952 - Sep 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
External Debt

407,340.7

Jun 2017

405,686.5

Mar 2017

80,766.4

Dec 1994

452,718.0

Jun 2014

USD mn

quarterly

Dec 1994 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Real Effective Exchange Rate

89.8

Sep 2017

90.7

Aug 2017

59.2

Jan 1998

107.8

Apr 2006

2005=100

monthly

Jan 1994 - Sep 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Gross National Product

375,803.66

Jun 2017

354,071.52

Mar 2017

552.08

Sep 1961

375,803.66

Jun 2017

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1960 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Gross Savings Rate

36.4

Jun 2017

34.6

Mar 2017

-1.3

Mar 1972

43.0

Sep 1988

%

quarterly

Mar 1970 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Labour Force Participation Rate

63.4

Sep 2017

63.3

Aug 2017

59.0

Jan 2011

63.8

Jun 2017

%

monthly

Jun 1999 - Sep 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Current Account Balance: % of GDP

4.3

Jun 2017

6.8

Mar 2017

-13.1

Mar 1980

16.0

Mar 1998

%

quarterly

Mar 1980 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
M2 Growth

6.3

Mar/2017

5.9

Feb/2017

1.2

May/2000

50.1

Oct/1977

%

monthly

Jan/1971 - Mar/2017

Updated on May/2017
Reserve Requirement Ratio

7.0

Sep 2017

7.0

Aug 2017

3.5

Apr 1982

27.0

Dec 1979

%

monthly

Nov 1979 - Sep 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Private Consumption Expenditure

183,466.50

Jun 2017

176,431.58

Mar 2017

453.15

Jun 1961

183,466.50

Jun 2017

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1960 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Forecast: Employment

26.64

2018

26.42

2017

13.52

1980

26.64

2018

Person mn

yearly

1980 - 2018

Updated on 2017
Credit to Private Non-Financial Sector

2,858.12

Mar 2017

2,627.70

Dec 2016

0.54

Jun 1964

2,858.12

Mar 2017

USD bn

quarterly

Dec 1962 - Mar 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Crude Oil: Imports

2,938.00

2016

2,781.10

2015

1,714.50

1995

2,938.00

2016

Barrel/Day th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Coal Production

0.78

2016

0.79

2015

0.78

2016

10.69

1988

TOE mn

yearly

1981 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Investment: % of GDP

31.7

Jun 2017

29.6

Mar 2017

-19.0

Mar 1964

43.9

Jun 1979

%

quarterly

Mar 1960 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Business Confidence Growth

4.0

Oct 2017

9.0

Sep 2017

-23.0

Aug 2012

15.0

Mar 2017

% Point

monthly

Sep 2010 - Oct 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP

0.7

Jun 2017

1.3

Mar 2017

-0.4

Sep 1980

2.9

Jun 2004

%

quarterly

Mar 1980 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Policy Rate

1.25

Sep 2017

1.25

Aug 2017

1.25

Sep 2017

5.25

Sep 2008

% pa

monthly

May 1999 - Sep 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Gross Fixed Capital Formation

118,928.62

Jun 2017

114,785.78

Mar 2017

66.00

Sep 1961

118,928.62

Jun 2017

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1960 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Forecast: Current Account Balance

99.27

2022

98.44

2021

-23.83

1996

105.94

2015

USD bn

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Forecast: Unemployment Rate

3.10

2022

3.10

2021

2.06

1996

6.95

1998

%

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Aluminum: Exports

1,859,956.65

2016

2,147,246.77

2015

395,296.70

1996

2,147,246.77

2015

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Household Expenditure per Capita

11,116.28

2016

11,294.88

2015

6,271.39

2003

11,902.32

2014

USD

yearly

2003 - 2016

Updated on 2017
External Debt: Short Term

117,298.0

Jun 2017

115,386.5

Mar 2017

35,310.6

Dec 2001

190,069.6

Sep 2008

USD mn

quarterly

Dec 1994 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
P/E ratio

14.11

18 Oct 2017

14.11

17 Oct 2017

0.00

17 Apr 2001

51.69

30 Mar 2001

NA

daily

03 Apr 2000 - 18 Oct 2017

Updated on 19 Oct 2017
Tourism Revenue

957

Jul 2017

1,013

Jun 2017

10

Jan 1975

1,773

Oct 2014

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1975 - Jul 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Employed Persons

26,599,000.00

Sep 2017

26,553,000.00

Aug 2017

13,715,000.00

Jan 1984

26,622,000.00

Mar 2017

Person

monthly

Jan 1983 - Sep 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Motor Vehicles Sales Growth

20.1

Sep 2017

11.7

Aug 2017

-69.4

Aug 1998

131.0

Aug 1999

%

monthly

Jan 1995 - Sep 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Forecast: Consumer Price Index Growth

2.00

2022

2.00

2021

0.71

2015

28.70

1980

%

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth

3.47

2022

3.53

2021

-3.86

1989

23.70

1987

%

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Credit to Households

1,379.97

Mar 2017

1,262.52

Dec 2016

0.04

Jun 1964

1,379.97

Mar 2017

USD bn

quarterly

Dec 1962 - Mar 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Imports: Telecommunication Equipment

14,779,658.52

2016

14,362,469.77

2015

1,788,612.99

1998

14,779,658.52

2016

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Imports: Television

846,891.49

2016

526,014.83

2015

40,413.76

1998

846,891.49

2016

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Oil Consumption

2,763.01

2016

2,577.08

2015

24.95

1965

2,763.01

2016

Barrel/Day th

yearly

1965 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Natural Gas: Imports

44,001.00

2016

43,428.00

2015

9,530.00

1995

52,980.00

2013

Cub m mn

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Container Port Throughput

23,796,846.23

2014

22,588,399.56

2013

15,699,663.28

2009

23,796,846.23

2014

TEU

yearly

2008 - 2014

Updated on 2015
Liner Shipping Connectivity Index

109.94

2017

112.55

2016

68.68

2004

113.20

2015

2004=100

yearly

2004 - 2017

Updated on 2017
Exports: Medicament

261.04

2016

160.29

2015

5.00

1998

1,460.02

2008

USD th

yearly

1996 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Imports: Medicament

135,913.21

2016

129,232.46

2015

4,147.93

1995

137,907.85

2014

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Coal Consumption

81.58

2016

85.47

2015

4.95

1965

85.47

2015

TOE mn

yearly

1965 - 2016

Updated on 2017
GDP per Capita

27,533.30

2016

27,097.10

2015

64.00

1955

27,804.50

2014

USD

yearly

1953 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Private Consumption: % of GDP

46.9

Jun 2017

50.5

Mar 2017

46.9

Dec 1988

116.2

Mar 1964

%

quarterly

Mar 1960 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Total Deposits

1,451,620.41

Aug 2017

1,435,371.54

Jul 2017

140,151.56

Sep 1992

1,451,620.41

Aug 2017

USD mn

monthly

Sep 1992 - Aug 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Imports: ICT Goods

64,019,356.62

2015

59,996,474.66

2014

26,877,790.74

2001

64,019,356.62

2015

USD th

yearly

2000 - 2015

Updated on 2017
Exports: Telecommunication Equipment

32,172,639.89

2016

37,107,162.52

2015

4,243,656.70

1995

41,998,174.01

2008

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Exports: Television

1,617,232.04

2016

1,847,717.60

2015

1,133,002.11

1998

3,451,954.03

2004

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Nominal Residential Property Price Index

117.22

Jun 2017

117.05

Mar 2017

41.09

Mar 1987

117.22

Jun 2017

2010=100

quarterly

Mar 1986 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Nominal Residential Property Price Index Growth

1.24

Jun 2017

1.25

Mar 2017

-12.80

Dec 1998

20.81

Dec 1990

%

quarterly

Mar 1987 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Real Residential Property Price Index

103.92

Jun 2017

103.81

Mar 2017

79.62

Mar 2001

151.28

Jun 1991

2010=100

quarterly

Mar 1986 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Real Residential Property Price Index Growth

-0.66

Jun 2017

-0.79

Mar 2017

-17.72

Dec 1998

14.37

Jun 2002

%

quarterly

Mar 1987 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Teledensity: Mobile

122.65

2016

118.46

2015

0.00

1983

122.65

2016

Number

yearly

1960 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product

329,382.96

2016

291,203.79

2015

51,784.31

1998

329,382.96

2016

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Hot Rolled Products Production

67,717.00

2015

68,905.00

2014

22,768.00

1990

68,905.00

2014

Tonne th

yearly

1990 - 2015

Updated on 2016
Iron Ore Production

59.00

2015

610.00

2013

59.00

2015

640.00

1997

Tonne th

yearly

1980 - 2015

Updated on 2016
Minerals Production

6,110,153.00

2015

7,268,725.00

2014

4,453,341.00

2011

7,501,517.00

2012

Metric Ton

yearly

2009 - 2015

Updated on 2017
Building Permits

21,955.00

Aug 2017

22,316.00

Jul 2017

2,180.00

Jan 1986

27,193.00

Jul 2016

Unit

monthly

Oct 1979 - Aug 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
National Government Debt

557,622.7

Jun 2017

529,816.1

Mar 2017

102,559.7

Sep 2002

557,622.7

Jun 2017

USD mn

quarterly

Sep 2002 - Jun 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Monthly Earnings

3,108

Jul 2017

3,013

Jun 2017

1,673

Nov 2008

3,492

Jan 2017

USD

monthly

Jan 2008 - Jul 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Nominal GDP

380,260.1

Jun 2017

368,893.9

Mar 2017

576.1

Jun 1961

380,260.1

Jun 2017

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1960 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Household Income per Capita

14,553.42

2016

14,642.14

2015

7,685.19

2003

15,254.87

2014

USD

yearly

2003 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Current Account Balance

6,271.6

Aug 2017

7,015.5

Jul 2017

-4,147.5

Aug 2008

12,389.9

Jan 2015

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1980 - Aug 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Electricity Production

48,897

Aug 2017

50,318

Jul 2017

94

Aug 1961

50,318

Jul 2017

GWh

monthly

Jul 1961 - Aug 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP

7.4

2016

7.5

2015

6.6

2001

16.5

2009

%

yearly

1994 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Liquid Assets Ratio

13.9

Jun 2017

14.4

Mar 2017

13.6

Jun 2016

19.1

Dec 2005

%

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Household Debt

1,432,365.5

Jun 2017

1,378,407.6

Mar 2017

437,910.9

Dec 2002

1,432,365.5

Jun 2017

USD mn

quarterly

Dec 2002 - Jun 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Motor Vehicles Sales

139,107

Aug 2017

149,140

Jul 2017

45,224

Jan 1998

200,457

Dec 2015

Unit

monthly

Jan 1994 - Aug 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import

9.0

Sep 2017

9.3

Aug 2017

1.3

Jan 1988

12.2

Feb 2016

NA

monthly

Jan 1971 - Sep 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Foreign Portfolio Investment

8,131.80

Jun 2017

14,999.60

Mar 2017

-15,206.40

Sep 2008

22,876.00

Sep 2009

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1980 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Total Exports Growth

35.0

Sep 2017

17.3

Aug 2017

-34.5

Jan 2009

149.4

Oct 1973

%

monthly

Jan 1967 - Sep 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Tourism Revenue Growth

-10.5

Aug 2017

-25.7

Jul 2017

-48.6

Jul 2015

173.5

Dec 1980

%

monthly

Jan 1976 - Aug 2017

Updated on Oct 2017
Nominal GDP Growth

4.96

Jun 2017

5.06

Mar 2017

-5.47

Dec 1998

49.32

Sep 1963

%

quarterly

Mar 1961 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Public Consumption Expenditure

58,809.92

Jun 2017

56,050.80

Mar 2017

59.55

Sep 1964

58,809.92

Jun 2017

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1960 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Money Supply M1

715,515.23

Jul 2017

714,206.37

Jun 2017

854.19

Jan 1970

715,515.23

Jul 2017

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1970 - Jul 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP

25.21

Jun 2017

25.34

Mar 2017

3.52

Dec 1997

29.11

Dec 2009

%

quarterly

Mar 1971 - Jun 2017

Updated on Aug 2017
Forecast: Population

52.51

2022

52.30

2021

38.12

1980

52.51

2022

Person mn

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017
Motor Vehicle Registered

20,989.88

2015

20,117.96

2014

15,397.00

2005

20,989.88

2015

Unit th

yearly

2005 - 2015

Updated on 2017
Debt Service Ratio: Private Non-Financial Sector

19.90

Mar 2017

20.00

Dec 2016

16.70

Mar 2005

25.00

Mar 1999

%

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Mar 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Debt Service Ratio: Households

12.50

Mar 2017

12.40

Dec 2016

8.50

Dec 1999

12.50

Mar 2017

%

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Mar 2017

Updated on Sep 2017
Exports: ICT Goods

114,421,644.59

2015

113,410,406.05

2014

44,871,139.73

2001

114,421,644.59

2015

USD th

yearly

2000 - 2015

Updated on 2017