About Korea
General Information
  • South Korea Overview
    • Country Name
      Republic of Korea
    • Capital City
      Seoul (since 1394)
    • National Anthem
      Aequkqa
    • National Flag
      Taegeukgi
    • National Flower
      Mugunghwa (Rose of Sharon)
    • Language
      Korean; Hangeul
    • Land Size
      223,405km2 (including North Korea) South Korea only: 100,284km2
    • Geographical Location
      The Korean Peninsula (lat. 33º ~ 43º ; long. 124º ~ 132º)
    • Standard Time
      9hours ahead of Greenwich MeanTime
    • Population
      51.33million (2013)
    • Political System
      Free democracy; Presidential system
    • President
      Moon Jae-In (since 2017)
    • Economic Indicator
      (2013)
      - GDP: US$1,304.3 billion
      - Per Capital GNI: US$26,205
      - Currency: won (US$1 = 1,099 won; floating exchange rate)
      - GDP growth rate: 3.0%
Economy
  • GDP
    gdp
    (Unit: Hundreds of millions Dollar / Source: Bank of Korea)
    + ZOOM
  • Per-Capita GNI
    Per-Capita GNI
    (Unit: Dollar / Source: Bank of Korea)
    + ZOOM
  • Export
    <South Korea’s leading export items and export amounts>
    Export
    (Unit: Millions of dollars / Source: Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy)
    + ZOOM
FTA
    • Ratified FTA
      • Korea - Chile
      • Korea - Singapore
      • Korea - EFTA
      • Korea - ASEAN
      • Korea - India
      • Korea - EU
      • Korea - Peru
      • Korea - USA
      • Korea - Turkey
      • Korea - NewZealand
      • Korea - Vietnam
      • Korea - China
      • Korea - Canada
      • Korea - Australia
    • Signed
      • Korea - Colombia
    • On Negotiation
      • Korea - MERCOSUR
      • Korea - SACU
      • Korea - Russia BEPA
      • Korea - Malaysia
      • Korea - Mongolia
      • Korea - Israel
      • Korea - Central America
Support for FDI (Foreign direct Investment)
<Foreign Direct Investment>
Support for FDI
(Unit: Millions of dollars / Source: Ministry of Trade, Industry & Energy)
+ ZOOM
Investment to Become a Regional Logistics Hub
<Cargo Volume (including transshipment) handled at ports in South Korea>
Investment to Become a Regional Logistics Hub
(Source: Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries)
  • Container throughput(in millions of TEU)
  • Transshipment volume(% of container throughput)
+ ZOOM
※ Sources of information KOREA.net (Gateway to Korea)
KITA
Family Site