2021
Exports | Imports
$4.92B | $11.8MWorld Rnk 1 / 98
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World Rnk 67 / 174
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2021
ECONOMIC COMPLEXITY of South Korea
1.82Rnk 4 / 131
2021
PRODUCT COMPLEXITY IN Special Purpose Ships
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Exports In 2021, South Korea exported $4.92B in Special Purpose Ships, making it the 1st largest exporter of Special Purpose Ships in the world. At the same year, Special Purpose Ships was the 24th most exported product in South Korea. The main destination of Special Purpose Ships exports from South Korea are: Mozambique ($2.5B), United States ($1.67B), Kenya ($287M), Bahamas ($242M), and Brazil ($172M).

The fastest growing export markets for Special Purpose Ships of South Korea between 2020 and 2021 were Mozambique ($2.5B), United States ($1.67B), and Kenya ($287M).

Imports In 2021, South Korea imported $11.8M in Special Purpose Ships, becoming the 67th largest importer of Special Purpose Ships in the world. At the same year, Special Purpose Ships was the 919th most imported product in South Korea. South Korea imports Special Purpose Ships primarily from: Japan ($5.65M), Hong Kong ($3.37M), United Arab Emirates ($2.4M), United States ($193k), and Canada ($126k).

The fastest growing import markets in Special Purpose Ships for South Korea between 2020 and 2021 were Hong Kong ($3.37M), United Arab Emirates ($2.4M), and Canada ($126k).

Latest Trends

December 2023

Subnational Monthly Trade

Time Scale
Flow
Color
EXPORT GROWTH (August 2022 - December 2023)$1.94B(8.44M%)
IMPORT GROWTH (August 2022 - December 2023)$-9.43M(-100%)
MAIN DESTINATION (December 2023)Marshall Islands$1.12B

This section shows Special Purpose Ships's exports and imports data at subnational level for South Korea. Click any date in the line plot, any subnational region in the geomap, or any destination or origin country to explore the exports or imports behavior of Special Purpose Ships over time.

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Historical Data

Trade Balance

Color
EXPORTS (2021)$4.92B
IMPORTS (2021)$11.8M
NET TRADE (2021)$4.91B

In 2021, South Korea exported $4.92B in Special Purpose Ships. The main destinations of South Korea exports on Special Purpose Ships were Mozambique ($2.5B), United States ($1.67B), Kenya ($287M), Bahamas ($242M), and Brazil ($172M).

In 2021, South Korea imported $11.8M in Special Purpose Ships, mainly from Japan ($5.65M), Hong Kong ($3.37M), United Arab Emirates ($2.4M), United States ($193k), and Canada ($126k).

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Export Destinations (2021)

Import Origins (2021)

Market Growth

Flow
THE FASTEST GROWING Special Purpose Ships EXPORT MARKETS FOR South Korea WERE (2020 - 2021):
Mozambique$2.5B (1%)
United States$1.67B (5.58M%)
Kenya$287M (1%)
THE FASTEST DECLINING MARKETS FOR THE EXPORT OF Special Purpose Ships BY South Korea WERE (2020 - 2021):
Malaysia-$4.01B (-100%)
Canada-$545M (-100%)
Brazil-$339M (-66.4%)

Change in Exports by Market (2020 - 2021)

Market Concentration

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In 2021, South Korea's main exporting competitors in Special Purpose Ships were:
China $3.16B
In 2021, South Korea's main importing competitors in Special Purpose Ships were:

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Trade Value of Special Purpose Ships by Exporters

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