Foreign Trade (As % of GDP) rose 3.95% to 80.8% in South Korea in 2017

Foreign Trade (As % of GDP) (%), 2017
Economy | South Korea | March 11, 2019
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Foreign trade as a share of GDP rose 3.95% to 80.8% in South Korea in 2017, according to the National Statistical Office.

Historically, foreign trade as a share of GDP in South Korea reached an all time high of 110% in 2011 and an all time low of 14.6% in 1960.

South Korea has been ranked 74th within the group of 163 countries we follow in terms of foreign trade as a share of GDP, 23 places above the position seen 10 years ago.

Foreign Trade (As % of GDP) Unit 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Cambodia % 130% 130% 128% 127% 125%
China % 46.7% 44.9% 39.5% 36.9% 37.6%
Dem. People's Republic of Korea % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
India % 53.8% 48.9% 41.9% 40.1% 40.7%
Japan % 34.1% 37.5% 35.6% 31.5% 34.6% ...
Laos % 98.2% 99.1% 85.8% 75.1% 75.8% ... ...
Russia % 46.3% 47.8% 49.4% 46.5% 46.9%
South Korea % 98.0% 90.6% 79.1% 73.6% 77.1%
Thailand % 132% 131% 125% 121% 121%
USA % 30.0% 30.0% 27.8% 26.5% 27.2%
Vietnam % 165% 170% 179% 185% 200%