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Korea, Rep. Trade

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Korea, Rep. monthly trade data
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TRADE SUMMARY FOR Korea, Rep.

Overall Exports and Imports for Korea, Rep. 2018

  • The total value of exports (FOB) is US$ 604,807 million.
  • The total value of imports (CIF) is US$ 535,183 million.
  • At the HS6 digit level, 4,312 products are exported to 223 countries and 4,486 products are imported from 230 countries.

Top 5 Products exports imports at HS 6 digit level 2018

The top five exported HS 6 digit level products to world by Korea, Rep. along with trade value are:

  • Korea, Rep. exported Monolithic integrated circuits, digital , worth US$ 109,522,362.49 million.
  • Korea, Rep. exported Petroleum oils, etc, (excl. crude); preparation , worth US$ 44,715,350.78 million.
  • Korea, Rep. exported Automobiles with reciprocating piston engine di , worth US$ 19,610,960.95 million.
  • Korea, Rep. exported Parts and accessories of automatic data process , worth US$ 18,501,092.96 million.
  • Korea, Rep. exported Optical devices, appliances and instruments, ne , worth US$ 11,785,603.59 million.

The top five imported HS 6 digit level products from world by Korea, Rep. along with trade value are

  • Korea, Rep. imported Petroleum oils and oils obtained from bituminou , worth US$ 80,393,245.33 million.
  • Korea, Rep. imported Monolithic integrated circuits, digital , worth US$ 34,575,317.38 million.
  • Korea, Rep. imported Natural gas, liquefied , worth US$ 23,188,916.22 million.
  • Korea, Rep. imported Petroleum oils, etc, (excl. crude); preparation , worth US$ 21,023,454.00 million.
  • Korea, Rep. imported Bituminous coal, not agglomerated , worth US$ 14,668,105.26 million.

Korea, Rep. top 5 Export and Import partners 2018

The top five countries to which Korea, Rep. exported 2018 along with the partner share in percentage are:

  1. Korea, Rep. exports to China worth US$ 162,125 million, with a partner share of 26.81 percent.
  2. Korea, Rep. exports to United States worth US$ 73,044 million, with a partner share of 12.08 percent.
  3. Korea, Rep. exports to Vietnam worth US$ 48,622 million, with a partner share of 8.04 percent.
  4. Korea, Rep. exports to Hong Kong, China worth US$ 45,979 million, with a partner share of 7.60 percent.
  5. Korea, Rep. exports to Japan worth US$ 30,527 million, with a partner share of 5.05 percent.

The top five countries to which Korea, Rep. imported goods 2018 along with the share in percentage are

  1. Korea, Rep. imports from China worth US$ 106,488 million, with a partner share of 19.90 percent.
  2. Korea, Rep. imports from United States worth US$ 59,081 million, with a partner share of 11.04 percent.
  3. Korea, Rep. imports from Japan worth US$ 54,603 million, with a partner share of 10.20 percent.
  4. Korea, Rep. imports from Saudi Arabia worth US$ 26,336 million, with a partner share of 4.92 percent.
  5. Korea, Rep. imports from Germany worth US$ 20,853 million, with a partner share of 3.90 percent.

Korea, Rep. Exports and Imports of Product Groups 2018

Exports and imports of products by stages of processing in 2018 are below along with their corresponding Product Share as percent of total export or import.


Tariff and Trade Barriers

Tariffs 2018

Tariffs imposed by Korea, Rep. in 2018 are below.

  • The maximum rate of tariff in percentage on any product is 887.40.
  • The simple average tariff across all products is 5.23.
  • The trade weighted average tariff is 4.83.
  • The total duty free imports in thousands of US dollars are 234,335,059.52 and duty free tariff line items share is 68.57.

Overall Trade Restrictiveness Index (OTRI) 2009

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  • Overall Trade Restrictiveness Index - Applied Tariff for the year 2009 is 0.09.
  • Overall Trade Restrictiveness Index - MFN Tariff for the year 2009 is 0.09.

Non-Tariff Measures (NTM)

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  • No Of NTM Measures is 3.
  • No Of NTM Affected Products (HS 6 Digit) is 30.

Temporary Trade Barriers Database (TTDB) 2013.

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  • Temporary Trade Barriers in Effect - Simple Average for the year 2013 is 0.52.
  • Temporary Trade Barriers in Effect - Weighted Average for the year 2013 is 0.40.

Korea, Rep. World Development Indicators (WDI) 2018

Key Development Indicators of Korea, Rep. in 2018 are below

WDI

Korea, Rep. Doing Business 2019

  • The ease of doing business rank for Korea, Rep. is 5.
  • The trade across border rank is 36.
Doing Business

Korea, Rep. Country Policy and Institutional Assessment (CPIA),

  • The CPIA Trade Ratings for is not available.
CPIA

Korea, Rep.Logistics Performance Index (LPI) 2016

  • The LPI score for Korea, Rep. in 2016 is 3.72.
  • The LPI rank is 24.
LPI

Korea, Rep. Services Service Policy Restrictive Database (SPRD)

  • Services Trade Restrictions Index (Over All) for Korea, Rep. is 23.10.
SPRD