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Introduction

This is an in-depth country guide for South Korea, and your starting point for research into international trade! LandedCost has the business services and educational resources to address your needs.

Trade and Economic Status Summary

  • South Korea has a gross domestic product of $1.156 trillion (2012 est.).
  • The population of South Korea is 48,955,203 (July 2013 est.) with a per capita GDP of $32,800 (2012 est.).
  • Annual international trade volumes with South Korea have changed by -53.4% (2012 est.) for imports and by 56.5% for exports.
  • South Korea is involved in a total of 5 trade agreements, and is associated with 2 country groups.
South Korea is also known as: Taehan-min'guk, Republic of Korea.

Trade and Diplomacy

Country Groups

APEC - Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation: Member

SICA - Central American Integration System: Extra-Regional Observer

Trade Agreements

CKFTA - Canada-Korea Free Trade Agreement:

EU-Korea Free Trade Agreement:

Japan-China-Repulic of Korea Economic Partnership Agreement:

Japan-Republic of Korea Economic Partnership Agreement:

KORUS - U.S. - Korea Free Trade Agreement:

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