South Korea Exports 1960-2021

Exports of goods and services represent the value of all goods and other market services provided to 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.
  • South Korea exports for 2020 was $601.62B, a 8.54% decline from 2019.
  • South Korea exports for 2019 was $657.83B, a 8.57% decline from 2018.
  • South Korea exports for 2018 was $719.49B, a 8.24% increase from 2017.
  • South Korea exports for 2017 was $664.73B, a 10.41% increase from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Billions of US $
Germany $1,667.71B
United Kingdom $741.01B
France $729.97B
Netherlands $719.61B
Hong Kong $612.57B
South Korea $601.62B
Singapore $599.22B
Italy $556.31B
Ireland $534.33B
Canada $476.27B
Switzerland $472.37B
Belgium $415.25B
Spain $392.45B
Poland $330.55B
Australia $318.29B
Sweden $237.79B
Austria $225.74B
Denmark $193.03B
Saudi Arabia $184.43B
Czech Republic $174.11B
Luxembourg $157.17B
Hungary $123.49B
Norway $117.13B
Israel $113.83B
Finland $97.27B
Slovak Republic $89.63B
Portugal $84.87B
Chile $79.79B
Argentina $63.64B
Greece $60.40B
Slovenia $41.62B
Lithuania $41.40B
Croatia $23.32B
Estonia $21.66B
Malta $20.59B
Latvia $20.20B
Cyprus $16.10B
Uruguay $13.61B
Iceland $7.40B
Brunei $6.89B
Seychelles $0.87B
Antigua and Barbuda $0.60B
South Korea Exports - Historical Data
Year Billions of US $ % of GDP
2020 $601.62B 36.90%
2019 $657.83B 39.95%
2018 $719.49B 41.71%
2017 $664.73B 40.93%
2016 $602.03B 40.13%
2015 $630.13B 42.99%
2014 $709.97B 47.83%
2013 $703.11B 51.29%
2012 $691.55B 54.09%
2011 $668.44B 53.34%
2010 $538.90B 47.10%
2009 $426.52B 45.19%
2008 $498.97B 47.64%
2007 $438.47B 37.39%
2006 $375.22B 35.63%
2005 $329.86B 35.28%
2004 $291.53B 36.75%
2003 $220.64B 31.40%
2002 $186.75B 29.77%
2001 $174.09B 31.79%
2000 $195.55B 33.94%
1999 $162.14B 32.59%
1998 $151.56B 39.54%
1997 $161.50B 28.35%
1996 $151.33B 24.80%
1995 $145.75B 25.72%
1994 $111.60B 24.07%
1993 $92.95B 23.67%
1992 $85.58B 24.07%
1991 $78.62B 23.78%
1990 $70.83B 24.99%
1989 $67.56B 27.36%
1988 $64.85B 32.49%
1987 $51.51B 34.82%
1986 $37.35B 31.97%
1985 $27.22B 26.87%
1984 $28.18B 28.90%
1983 $24.47B 27.89%
1982 $21.45B 27.37%
1981 $21.84B 29.94%
1980 $18.60B 28.44%
1979 $15.84B 23.65%
1978 $12.99B 25.00%
1977 $10.01B 26.05%
1976 $7.63B 25.53%
1975 $4.93B 22.65%
1974 $4.34B 22.23%
1973 $3.32B 23.92%
1972 $1.80B 16.60%
1971 $1.26B 12.68%
1970 $1.03B 11.44%
1969 $0.81B 10.61%
1968 $0.62B 10.14%
1967 $0.44B 9.11%
1966 $0.33B 8.44%
1965 $0.22B 7.13%
1964 $0.17B 4.96%
1963 $0.16B 3.95%
1962 $0.11B 3.87%
1961 $0.10B 4.04%
1960 $0.10B 2.62%