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 3.74 %
Data 2020 Q1 172,797
2019 Q4 179,519

Series Information

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

South Korea: Trade

Reference Last Previous Units Frequency
Balance of Goods Jul 2020 4,270,000 3,632,000 Ths. US$, NSA Monthly
Exports of Goods Jul 2020 42,831,000 39,230,000 Ths. US$ NSA Monthly
Imports of Goods Jul 2020 38,561,000 35,598,000 Ths. US$ NSA Monthly
Current Account Balance Jun 2020 6,880 2,286 Mil. USD, NSA Monthly
Real Exports of Goods and Services 2020 Q2 167,637 201,061 Bil. Ch. 2015 KRW, SA Quarterly
Real Imports of Goods and Services 2020 Q2 157,348 169,864 Bil. Ch. 2015 KRW, SA Quarterly
Real Net Exports 2020 Q2 10,288 31,196 Bil. Ch. 2015 KRW, SA Quarterly
Exports of Goods and Services 2020 Q1 191,258 191,266 Bil. KRW, SA Quarterly
Imports of Goods and Services 2020 Q1 172,797 179,519 Bil. KRW, SA Quarterly
Net Exports 2020 Q1 18,461 11,746 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.