(measure: billion U.S. dollars; Source: The World Bank)
* indicates monthly or quarterly data series
South Korea: Imports of goods and services, billion USD
For that indicator, we provide data for South Korea from 1960 to 2018. The average value for South Korea during that period was 168.29 billion U.S. dollars with a minimum of 0.34 billion U.S. dollars in 1961 and a maximum of 654.76 billion U.S. dollars in 2012.
The latest value from 2018 is 631.47 billion U.S. dollars. For comparison, the world average in 2018 based on 162
countries is 146827028643.26 billion U.S. dollars.
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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.