About Korea
General Information
  • South Korea Overview
    • Country Name
      Republic of Korea
    • Capital City
      Seoul (since 1394)
    • National Anthem
      Aequkqa
    • National Flag
      Taegeukgi
    • National Flower
      Mugunghwa (Rose of Sharon)
    • Language
      Korean; Hangeul
    • Land Size
      223,405km2 (including North Korea) South Korea only: 100,284km2
    • Geographical Location
      The Korean Peninsula (lat. 33º ~ 43º ; long. 124º ~ 132º)
    • Standard Time
      9 hours ahead of Greenwich Mean Time
    • Population
      51.45 million (2017 estimate)
    • Political System
      Free democracy; Presidential system
    • President
      Moon Jae-In (since 2017)
    • Economic Indicator
      (2017)
      - GDP: US$ 1,530.2 billion
      - Per Capita GNI: US$ 29,745 (BOK, Bank of Korea)
      - Currency: Won(US$1 = 1,150 won; floating exchange rate)
      - GDP growth rate: 3.1%
Economy
  • GDP
    gdp
    (Unit: Hundreds of millions Dollar / Source: Bank of Korea)
    + ZOOM
  • Per-Capita GNI
    Per-Capita GNI
    (Unit: Dollar / Source: Bank of Korea)
    + ZOOM
  • Export
    <South Korea’s leading export items and export amounts>
    Export
    (Unit: Millions of dollars / Source: Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy)
    + ZOOM
FTA
    • Ratified FTA
      • Korea-Chile FTA
      • Korea-Singapore FTA
      • Korea-EFTA
      • Korea-ASEAN FTA
      • Korea-India CEPA
      • Korea-EU FTA
      • Korea-Peru FTA
      • Korea-USA FTA
      • Korea-Turkey FTA
      • Korea-Australia FTA
      • Korea-Canada FTA
      • Korea-China FTA
      • Korea-NewZealand FTA
      • Korea-Vietnam FTA
      • Korea-Colombia FTA
    • Signed
      • Korea-Central America FTA
    • On Negotiation
      • Korea-RCEP
      • Korea-Ecuador SECA
      • Korea-Israel FTA
      • Korea-China-Japan FTA
    • Under Consideration
      • Korea-EAEU FTA
      • Korea-GCC FTA
      • Korea-MERCOSUR FTA
      • Korea-Mexico FTA
FDI (Foreign direct Investment) Inflows
<Foreign Direct Investment in Korea>
Support for FDI
(Unit: Millions of dollars / Source: Ministry of Trade, Industry & Energy)
+ ZOOM
Total Container Transport of Korea
<Cargo Volume including transshipment handled at ports in South Korea>
Investment to Become a Regional Logistics Hub
(Source: Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries)
  • Container throughput(in millions of TEU)
  • Transshipment volume(% of container throughput)
+ ZOOM
※ Sources of information KOREA.net (Gateway to Korea)
KITA
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