South Korea: Current account, in dollars

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 South Korea

Current account balance, billion USD

 Latest value 29.83
 Year 2022
 Measure billion U.S. dollars
 Data availability 1976 - 2022
 Average 20.70
 Min - Max -24.46 - 105.12
 Source The World Bank
For that indicator, we provide data for South Korea from 1976 to 2022. The average value for South Korea during that period was 20.7 billion U.S. dollars with a minimum of -24.46 billion U.S. dollars in 1996 and a maximum of 105.12 billion U.S. dollars in 2015. The latest value from 2022 is 29.83 billion U.S. dollars. For comparison, the world average in 2022 based on 153 countries is 1.92 billion U.S. dollars. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Recent values chart
South Korea - Current account, in dollars - Recent values chart

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South Korea - Current account, in dollars - historical chart - 1976-2022




Definition: Current account balance is the sum of net exports of goods and services, net primary income, and net secondary income. Data are in current U.S. dollars.

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 Foreign Direct Investment, billion dollars 18.00 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Portfolio investment inflows, equities -4,750.70 2022 million dollars (current)
 Current account, percent of GDP 3.50 2022 percent
 Current account, in dollars 29.83 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Trade balance, percent of GDP 0.01 2022 percent
 Trade balance, in dollars 9.51 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Reserves 423.37 2022 billion U.S. dollars
 Remittances, percent of GDP 0.47 2022 percent
 Remittances 7,824.50 2022 million U.S. dollars
 Net errors and omissions 9,001.20 2022 million USD
 Foreign exchange reserves 414.10 9/2023 billion
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