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South Korea: Trade openness: exports plus imports as percent of GDP: 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 57.83 percent with a minumum of 14.6 percent in 1960 and a maximum of 110 percent in 2011. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
Definition: Exports plus imports as percent of GDP.