Imports of Goods and Services (USD) rose 15.095867634728% to USD 576,913 bil in South Korea in 2017

Imports of Goods and Services (USD) (USD bil)
Economy | South Korea | February 1, 2019
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Imports of goods and services reached 576,913 USD bil in 2017 in South Korea, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 15.1 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, imports of goods and services in South Korea reached an all time high of 654,764 USD bil in 2012 and an all time low of 338 USD bil in 1961. When compared to South Korea's main peers, imports of goods and services in China amounted to 2,208,418 USD bil, 815,801 USD bil in Japan and 221,075 USD bil in Vietnam in 2017.

South Korea has been ranked 12th within the group of 164 countries we follow in terms of imports of goods and services, 1 places above the position seen 10 years ago.

Imports of goods and services represent the value of all goods and other market services received from the rest of the world.

Imports of Goods and Services (USD) Unit 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Cambodia USD bil 7,634 8,813 10,303 11,192 11,939
China USD bil 1,825,403 1,943,215 2,119,378 2,241,289 2,003,257
Dem. People's Republic of Korea USD bil ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
India USD bil 566,667 571,307 527,555 529,240 465,097
Japan USD bil 952,436 998,182 939,997 970,348 791,424
Laos USD bil 4,493 6,146 7,166 7,736 7,461
Russia USD bil 408,777 447,049 468,623 426,062 281,491
South Korea USD bil 652,368 654,764 638,384 635,406 530,642
Thailand USD bil 255,200 273,217 274,440 254,633 229,553
USA USD bil 2,682,456 2,759,851 2,764,210 2,879,284 2,786,461
Vietnam USD bil 113,208 119,242 139,491 154,791 171,962