* indicates monthly or quarterly data series
South Korea: Percent of world imports: For that indicator, The World Bank provides data for South Korea from 1990 to 2016. The average value for South Korea during that period was 2.41 percent with a minumum of 1.69 percent in 1998 and a maximum of 3.04 percent in 2011. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
Definition: The share of world exports equals the exports of a particular country as percent of the total exports of all countries around the world. 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.