South Korea Exports 1960-2022

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 2021 was $750.40B, a 25.71% increase from 2020.
  • South Korea exports for 2020 was $596.95B, a 7.97% decline from 2019.
  • South Korea exports for 2019 was $648.61B, a 9.85% decline from 2018.
  • South Korea exports for 2018 was $719.49B, a 8.24% increase from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Billions of US $
Germany $2,004.25B
France $879.70B
United Kingdom $860.13B
Netherlands $851.09B
Hong Kong $750.71B
South Korea $750.40B
Singapore $733.77B
Italy $687.47B
Ireland $672.27B
Canada $610.98B
Switzerland $568.56B
Belgium $512.00B
Spain $497.71B
Poland $410.54B
Australia $342.20B
Sweden $290.23B
Saudi Arabia $289.82B
Austria $266.92B
Denmark $236.54B
Czech Republic $204.92B
Norway $200.54B
Luxembourg $183.93B
Hungary $148.25B
Israel $143.05B
Finland $116.47B
Slovak Republic $107.82B
Portugal $105.02B
Chile $101.11B
Argentina $89.95B
Greece $87.86B
Lithuania $52.65B
Slovenia $51.39B
Croatia $34.87B
Estonia $29.20B
Macao $26.41B
Malta $25.52B
Latvia $24.91B
Cyprus $22.45B
Uruguay $18.68B
Brunei $11.23B
Iceland $9.71B
Bermuda $3.48B
Bahamas $3.08B
Seychelles $1.13B
South Korea Exports - Historical Data
Year Billions of US $ % of GDP
2021 $750.40B 41.72%
2020 $596.95B 36.45%
2019 $648.61B 39.28%
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%