This page displays a table with South Korea Exports By Category in U.S. dollars, according to the United Nations COMTRADE database on international trade.



South Korea Exports By Category Value Year
Electrical, electronic equipment $159.68B 2020
Machinery, nuclear reactors, boilers $67.89B 2020
Vehicles other than railway, tramway $54.15B 2020
Plastics $31.56B 2020
Mineral fuels, oils, distillation products $25.40B 2020
Optical, photo, technical, medical apparatus $20.06B 2020
Iron and steel $19.74B 2020
Ships, boats, and other floating structures $18.73B 2020
Organic chemicals $15.37B 2020
Articles of iron or steel $7.93B 2020
Essential oils, perfumes, cosmetics, toileteries $7.48B 2020
Pharmaceutical products $7.11B 2020
Miscellaneous chemical products $6.63B 2020
Rubbers $6.47B 2020
Inorganic chemicals, precious metal compound, isotope $5.28B 2020
Pearls, precious stones, metals, coins $4.93B 2020
Copper $4.83B 2020
Aluminum $3.62B 2020
Paper and paperboard, articles of pulp, paper and board $2.51B 2020
Tanning, dyeing extracts, tannins, derivatives, pigments $2.48B 2020
Tools, implements, cutlery of base metal $2.18B 2020
Knitted or crocheted fabric $2.09B 2020
Manmade filaments $1.98B 2020
Glass and glassware $1.98B 2020
Aircraft, spacecraft $1.57B 2020
Zinc $1.48B 2020
Furniture, lighting signs, prefabricated buildings $1.42B 2020
Cereal, flour, starch, milk preparations and products $1.41B 2020
Manmade staple fibers $1.39B 2020
Miscellaneous articles of base metal $1.36B 2020
Fish, crustaceans, molluscs, aquatics invertebrates $1.31B 2020
Soaps, lubricants, waxes, candles, modelling pastes $1.31B 2020
Miscellaneous edible preparations $1.25B 2020
Other made textile articles, sets, worn clothing $1.14B 2020
Impregnated, coated or laminated textile fabric $1.08B 2020
Tobacco and manufactures tobacco substitutes $1.04B 2020
Photographic or cinematographic goods $1.03B 2020
Articles of apparel, not knit or crocheted $945.55M 2020
Beverages, spirits and vinegar $878.99M 2020
Arms and ammunition, parts and accessories $863.61M 2020
Stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials $828.10M 2020
Albuminoids, modified starches, glues, enzymes $802.20M 2020
Vegetable, fruit, nut food preparations $780.46M 2020
Articles of apparel, knit or crocheted $765.83M 2020
Railway, tramway locomotives, rolling stock, equipment $754.28M 2020
Wadding, felt, nonwovens, yarns, twine, cordage $700.96M 2020
Lead $668.92M 2020
Miscellanneous manufactured articles $526.07M 2020
Ores slag and ash $503.49M 2020
Footwear, gaiters and the like, $408.66M 2020
Oil seed, oleagic fruits, grain, seed, fruits $380.54M 2020
Cotton $373.63M 2020
Toys, games, sports requisites $372.40M 2020
Ceramic products $366.56M 2020
Articles of leather, animal gut, harness, travel good $350.20M 2020
Printed books, newspapers, pictures $346.52M 2020
Sugars and sugar confectionery $331.08M 2020
Salt, sulphur, earth, stone, plaster, lime and cement $330.39M 2020
Fertilizers $308.71M 2020
Meat, fish and seafood preparations $282.45M 2020
Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather $277.14M 2020
Base metals not specified elsewhere, cermets. $232.74M 2020
Special woven or tufted fabric, lace, tapestry $231.31M 2020
Residues, wastes of food industry, animal fodder $230.19M 2020
Edible fruits, nuts, peel of citrus fruit, melons $205.39M 2020
Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers $204.95M 2020
Nickel $145.84M 2020
Headgear and $135.74M 2020
Pulp of wood, fibrous cellulosic material, waste $128.35M 2020
Musical instruments, parts and accessories $122.76M 2020
Lac, gums, resins $108.41M 2020
Animal, vegetable fats and oils, cleavage products $106.48M 2020
Clocks and watches $78.34M 2020
Works of art, collectors' pieces and antiques $77.65M 2020
Wood and articles of wood, wood charcoal $77.52M 2020
Products of animal origin $76.53M 2020
Dairy products, eggs, honey, edible products $65.56M 2020
Meat and edible meat offal $62.77M 2020
Cocoa and cocoa preparations $58.33M 2020
Wool, animal hair, horsehair yarn and fabric $48.86M 2020
Tin $48.58M 2020
Milling products, malt, starches, inlin, wheat gluten $48.07M 2020
Bird skin, feathers, artificial flowers, human hair $31.61M 2020
Coffee, tea, mate and spices $30.05M 2020
Cereals $28.33M 2020
Explosives, pyrotechnics, matches, pyrophorics $26.85M 2020
Carpets and other textile floor coverings $25.43M 2020
Live trees, plants, bulbs, roots, cut flowers $18.24M 2020
Silk $17.31M 2020
Vegetable textile fibers not specified elsewhere, paper yarn, woven fabric $12.71M 2020
Furskins and artificial fur, manufactures $10.13M 2020
Live animals $4.47M 2020
Umbrellas, walking-sticks, seat-sticks, whips $2.44M 2020
Manufacturers of plaiting material, basketwork $938.38K 2020
Cork and articles of cork $489.61K 2020
Vegetable plaiting materials, vegetable products $236.47K 2020




South Korea Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -4670.00 -2580.00 13419.36 -4830.00 USD Million [+]
Current Account 5610.00 3860.00 12409.70 -3845.00 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP 3.50 3.70 10.70 -10.50 percent of GDP [+]
Imports 65369.00 60203.00 65369.00 38.61 USD Million [+]
Exports 60700.00 57730.00 63478.00 14.75 USD Million [+]
External Debt 654097.80 628467.80 654097.80 80766.40 USD Million [+]
Terms of Trade 85.50 85.80 228.10 82.90 points [+]
Capital Flows 4062.50 3027.20 17386.80 -7782.60 USD Million [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 5639508.00 5447000.00 11301161.00 0.00 USD Thousand [+]
Tourism Revenues 785900.00 748100.00 2227900.00 326500.00 USD Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 99999.00 81851.00 1703495.00 29415.00 [+]
Gold Reserves 104.45 104.45 104.51 13.00 Tonnes [+]
Weapons Sales 827.00 693.00 1056.00 7.00 SIPRI TIV Million [+]
Terrorism Index 0.66 0.30 2.62 0.00 [+]



South Korea Exports by Category Last Previous
Heavy Industry Products 47320000.00 49850000.00 USD THO Jun/22
Semi Conductor 11213000.00 12350000.00 USD THO Jul/22
Kcs - Petroleum Products 6720000.00 5482000.00 USD THO Jul/22
Crude Materials & Fuels 6539000.00 7576000.00 USD THO Jun/22
Petroleum & Derivatives 5520000.00 6436000.00 USD THO Jun/22
Kcs - Car 5138000.00 3935000.00 USD THO Jul/22
Metal Goods 4801000.00 5156000.00 USD THO Jun/22
Kcs - Petroleum Chemical 4666000.00 4582000.00 USD THO Jul/22
Kcs - General Machinery 4290000.00 4146000.00 USD THO Jul/22
Passenger Car 3727000.00 3910000.00 USD THO Jun/22
Information & Communications Equipment 3602000.00 3512000.00 USD THO Jun/22
Kcs - Iron and Steel Products 3306000.00 3283000.00 USD THO Jul/22
Light Industry Products 2880000.00 3143000.00 USD THO Jun/22
Kcs - Ship Class 2545000.00 1248000.00 USD THO Jul/22
Kcs - Auto Parts 2034000.00 1884000.00 USD THO Jul/22
Heavy Industry Products - Computer 1727000.00 1832000.00 USD THO Jun/22
Ship & Boat 1208000.00 1933000.00 USD THO Jun/22
Kcs - Wireless Communication Machine 1126000.00 1160000.00 USD THO Jul/22
Kcs - Computer 1083000.00 1562000.00 USD THO Jul/22
Kcs - Fiber 1029000.00 1018000.00 USD THO Jul/22
Food & Direct Consumer Goods 887000.00 941000.00 USD THO Jun/22
Kcs - Appliances 678000.00 638000.00 USD THO Jul/22
Tyres & Inner Tube 316000.00 338000.00 USD THO Jun/22
Light Industry Products - Paper 248000.00 263000.00 USD THO Jun/22
Light Industry Products - Clothing 185000.00 182000.00 USD THO Jun/22
Light Industry Products - Gold 67000.00 88000.00 USD THO Jun/22
Fuels - Use 9031.00 9261.00 USD Million Jun/22
Capital Goods - Use 7264.00 6890.00 USD Million Jun/22
Semi-conductor - Use 5333.00 4837.00 USD Million Jun/22
Chemicals - Use 2580.00 2461.00 USD Million Jun/22
Mineral - Use 723.00 915.00 USD Million Jun/22
Iron & Steel Products - Use 550.00 595.00 USD Million Jun/22
Non-ferrous Metal - Use 443.00 619.00 USD Million Jun/22
Consumer Goods - Use 417.00 515.00 USD Million Jun/22
Consumer Durable Goods - Use 313.00 383.00 USD Million Jun/22
Transport Equipment - Use 189.00 325.00 USD Million Jun/22
Light Industry Input - Use 176.00 170.00 USD Million Jun/22
Electric Home Appliances - Exports of 127.00 200.00 USD Million Jun/22
Textile - Use 122.00 131.00 USD Million Jun/22
Gold - Use 66.00 65.00 USD Million Jun/22
Consumer Nondurable Goods - Exports of 21.00 23.00 USD Million Jun/22
Tobacco - Use 7.00 9.00 USD Million Jun/22
Clothing - Use 3.00 2.00 USD Million Jun/22
Oilpaper - Use 3.00 5.00 USD Million Jun/22