South Korea - Real Imports of Goods and Services





South Korea: Real Imports of Goods and Services

Mnemonic IM$.IKOR
Unit Bil. Ch. 2015 KRW, SA
Adjustments Seasonally Adjusted
Quarterly 2.06 %
Data 2020 Q4 170,872
2020 Q3 167,431

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 Dec 2020 6,944,000 5,904,000 Ths. US$, NSA Monthly
Exports of Goods Dec 2020 51,405,000 45,841,000 Ths. US$ NSA Monthly
Imports of Goods Dec 2020 44,462,000 39,937,000 Ths. US$ NSA Monthly
Real Exports of Goods and Services 2020 Q4 205,875 195,714 Bil. Ch. 2015 KRW, SA Quarterly
Real Imports of Goods and Services 2020 Q4 170,872 167,431 Bil. Ch. 2015 KRW, SA Quarterly
Real Net Exports 2020 Q4 35,002 28,283 Bil. Ch. 2015 KRW, SA Quarterly
Current Account Balance Nov 2020 8,966 11,657 Mil. USD, NSA Monthly
Exports of Goods and Services 2020 Q3 180,349 156,648 Bil. KRW, SA Quarterly
Imports of Goods and Services 2020 Q3 157,396 151,848 Bil. KRW, SA Quarterly
Net Exports 2020 Q3 22,952 4,800 Bil 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.