South Korea - Imports of Goods and Services





South Korea: Imports of Goods and Services

Mnemonic IM.IKOR
Unit Bil. KRW, SA
Adjustments Seasonally Adjusted
Quarterly 0.77 %
Data 2020 Q4 156,181
2020 Q3 157,396

Series Information

Source The Bank of Korea
Release GDP
Frequency Quarterly
Start Date 3/31/1960
End Date 12/31/2020

South Korea: Trade

Reference Last Previous Units Frequency
Balance of Goods Feb 2021 2,707,000 3,764,000 Ths. US$, NSA Monthly
Exports of Goods Feb 2021 44,812,000 48,019,000 Ths. US$ NSA Monthly
Imports of Goods Feb 2021 42,105,000 44,255,000 Ths. US$ NSA Monthly
Current Account Balance Dec 2020 11,507 9,176 Mil. USD, NSA Monthly
Exports of Goods and Services 2020 Q4 182,383 180,349 Bil. KRW, SA Quarterly
Imports of Goods and Services 2020 Q4 156,181 157,396 Bil. KRW, SA Quarterly
Net Exports 2020 Q4 26,202 22,952 Bil KRW, SA Quarterly
Real Exports of Goods and Services 2020 Q4 206,367 195,714 Bil. Ch. 2015 KRW, SA Quarterly
Real Imports of Goods and Services 2020 Q4 171,163 167,431 Bil. Ch. 2015 KRW, SA Quarterly
Real Net Exports 2020 Q4 35,203 28,283 Bil. Ch. 2015 KRW, SA Quarterly

Release Information

Quarterly national accounts for South Korea, including GDP(E) with GFCF and private consumption detail, and GDP(O) with KSIC industry detail. Also annual GDP(I).

  • National accounts framework: UN SNA 2008
  • Industrial classification: KSIC Rev. 10
  • Measurements:
    • Billions of Korean won at chained 2015 prices (Bil. Ch. 2015 KRW)
    • At current prices (Bil. KRW)
    • Associated deflators
  • Adjustments:
    • Original (NSA)
    • Seasonally adjusted (SA)
  • Native frequency: Quarterly
  • Start date: 1960Q1

Source documents:

  • Gross capital formation by type of capital goods: Tables 10.6.1.1, 10.6.1.2, 10.6.1.3, 10.6.1.4
  • Gross capital formation by sectors: Tables 10.6.2.1, 10.6.2.2
  • Gross fixed capital formation by sectors: Tables 10.6.2.3, 10.6.2.4

The tables for detailed GCF and GFCF are published later than those for the main GDP(E) components.

The data are provisional when first released. The “advance” estimates are replaced with “preliminary” estimates which are subject to revision until “final” estimates are announced.