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South Korea: Imports of goods and services, billion USD: For that indicator, The World Bank provides data for South Korea from 1960 to 2017. The average value for South Korea during that period was 160.3 US-Dollar with a minumum of 0.34 US-Dollar in 1961 and a maximum of 654.76 US-Dollar in 2012. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
Definition: Imports of goods and services represent the value of all goods and other market services received from the rest of the world. They include the value of merchandise, freight, insurance, transport, travel, royalties, license fees, and other services, such as communication, construction, financial, information, business, personal, and government services. They exclude compensation of employees and investment income (formerly called factor services) and transfer payments. Data are in current U.S. dollars.