South Korea: High tech exports, percent of manufactured exports

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 South Korea

High tech exports, percent of manufactured exports

 Latest value 16.94
 Year 2022
 Measure percent
 Data availability 2007 - 2022
 Average 30.93
 Min - Max 16.94 - 36.39
 Source The United Nations
For that indicator, we provide data for South Korea from 2007 to 2022. The average value for South Korea during that period was 30.93 percent with a minimum of 16.94 percent in 2022 and a maximum of 36.39 percent in 2018. The latest value from 2022 is 16.94 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2022 based on 137 countries is 10.29 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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South Korea - High tech exports, percent of manufactured exports - Recent values chart

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South Korea - High tech exports, percent of manufactured exports - historical chart - 2007-2022




Definition: High-technology exports are products with high R&D intensity, such as in aerospace, computers, pharmaceuticals, scientific instruments, and electrical machinery.

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